In the framework of the official visit to the USA on April 19-22, the RA Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan and the RA Deputy Minister of Finance Vahe Hovhannisyan attended the 2022 Spring Meetings of Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
During the spring meetings, discussions are held on the current state of the world economy, development trends in the international economic situation, global challenges and ways to overcome them, the situation in the financial markets, and other key issues related to global financial stability.
During the visit, meetings were held with the Executive Director representing Armenia at the International Monetary Fund Board of Directors, the Director of the IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department, and the IMF Mission Chief to Armenia.
Minister Khachatryan also met with the World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia and the Executive Director representing Armenia at the World Bank Board of Directors.
Among other events, the joint Meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund Constituency representing Armenia, as well as the meeting of the Delegation of the RA Ministry of Finance with the Delegation led by the Minister of Finance of Georgia were held, the both sides touched upon the possibilities of bilateral cooperation.
In separate bilateral meetings with high-level officials of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, the current participation with Armenia in the economic processes was discussed; agreements were reached on the issues related to the organization of assistance and exchange programs and the development of further cooperation.