Greetings from Washington D.C. USA, April 24, 2017
The delegation of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan led by Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister of Finance and Planning, comprising of senior officials from the Ministry of Finance and Planning and the Bank of South Sudan has concluded various multilateral and bilateral meetings at the sidelines of 2017 Spring Meetings of International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Bank Group (WBG), in Washington D.C. USA.
According to Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister of Finance and Planning and the team leader, the delegation had successful engagements with relevant officials representing various departments in the IMF and the WBG, including at senior levels, such as the meeting with the Deputy Managing Director for IMF and Vice President for Africa of WBG.
The delegation also had bilateral meetings with senior officials from the US – State Department and USAID, as well as representatives of other countries to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The delegation briefed the IMF, the WBG and State Department representatives on the current status of South Sudanese economy, including the reform and revitalization agenda, which is now a top priority for the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU), the humanitarian situation in the country and the urgent need to reactivate and where possible, initiate developmental projects in the country. Read More..