Senior CBK delegation concludes participation in IMF and WB spring meetings


The senior delegation of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo led by Governor Fehmi Mehmeti concluded its participation in the spring meetings organized by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

In the meetings that were held in physical form in Washington, USA, was given support for the work of the CBK so far and further commitments.

The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Bo Li has emphasized the further support for the CBK in the future as well.

During his stay in the spring meetings, Governor Mehmeti met with the Director of the European Department of the International Monetary Fund, Alfred Kammer, with whom he discussed the latest macroeconomic developments, as well as developments in the financial system of Kosovo, which is continuing to play an important role in supporting the economic development of the country.

Meanwhile, Udabir S. Das from the Department of Monetary Policy and Capital Markets of the International Monetary Fund has provided support in providing technical assistance in implementing the recommendations of the Financial System Stability Review (FSSR).

Also, the team of the Monetary Policy and Capital Markets Department, evaluated the implementation by the CBK of some of the recommendations arising from this report.

Governor Mehmeti also met with the Mission of the International Monetary Fund for Kosovo led by Gabriel Di Bella, as well as with the Director of our Constitution in the Fund, Daniel Palotai.

In the meeting with the Vice President of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia, Anna Bjerde, it was discussed about the further support of the CBK through various projects, in order to further develop the financial system in Kosovo.

During his stay in Washington, Governor Mehmeti met with the Executive Director of the World Bank constituency Hayrettin Demircan, as well as participated in the meeting with the Ministers and Governors where the topic of discussion was the perspectives and policy challenges for Europe.

The spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund Board of Governors and the World Bank Group Board of Governors bring together central bankers, finance and development ministers, private sector leaders, representatives of civil society organizations and academics.