Participation of the Governor of the Central Bank, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister of Finance in the World Bank / International Monetary Fund annual meetings 8–12 October 2014
The Governor of the Central Bank, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister of Finance participated in the World Bank / International Monetary Fund (WB / IMF) annual meetings held in Washington, D.C. from 8–12 October 2014. The delegation conducted several meetings with WB and IMF officials to enhance the cooperation between Egypt and the two financial institutions to best serve Egypt’s economic and social development plans.
The Egyptian delegation also met with U.S. government officials and U.S. business sector leaders while in D.C. During those meetings, the ministers explored recent economic reform measures taken by the the government, future economic and social development plans, available investment opportunities in Egypt and the upcoming economic summit to be held in Sharm El-Shiek from 21–22 February 2015, which will be a private sector-led conference. During the visit, U.S. private sector leaders expressed optimism about the future of the Egyptian economy and showed interest in doing business in Egypt.