ABU DHABI / WAM
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Monday received the visiting International Monetary Fund Director General, Christine Lagarde, at the ministry.
During their meeting, they discussed cooperation between the UAE and IMF, latest economic developments, as well as other issues of mutual interests.
Sheikh Abdullah welcomed Lagarde, noting the importance of holding conferences and forums that discuss financial and political challenges and economic growth in the Arab region, in light of regional and global economic and financial developments.
Lagarde went on to praise the existing cooperation between the UAE and IMF, as well as the distinguished position of the UAE in the international economy.
Reembint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation attended the meeting.
SheikhaLubnabint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance and President of Zayed University, will receives Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, and her accompanying delegation, on Wednesday.
The meeting, which is set to be held on the Zayed University’ campus in Dubai, will be attended by Prof. ReyadhAlMehaideb, Vice President of Zayed University, and a number of senior officials representing governmental and semi-governmental sectors, and economic, trade and investment sectors.
The IMF official’s visit to Zayed University comes within the framework of her official visit to the UAE to participate as one of the keynote speakers at the Global Women’s Forum, which is due to begin tomorrow in Dubai.