Turkish Deputy PM in Washington to attend IMF, WB spring meetings
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
DAILY NEWS PhotoTurkey’s deputy prime minister in charge of the economy is in Washington to attend the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, where the global economy, international development, and world financial markets will be discussed.
During the meetings, scheduled for between April 9 and 12, thousands of government officials, journalists, civil society representatives, and participants from academia and the private sector will gather in Washington.
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan will also join the meeting of Group of 20, according to a statement on the Turkish Treasury’s website. Turkey is scheduled to take over the presidency of the G-20 from Australia in 2015.
Hosting the G-20 in 2015 will give Turkey an opportunity to influence the economic policies of the major economies of the world and contribute to a growing and resilient global economy, officials have said.
Yesterday, Babacan was also scheduled to attend a ceremony to inaugurate the Anadolu Agency’s Washington office.