Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is currently visiting the United States, has held discussions with International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank officials regarding Ethiopia’s struggling economy.
Details of the meetings have not been released yet, but it is reported that both the World Bank president Jim Young Kim and the IMF director Christine Lagarde expressed their willingness to assist PM Abiy with his effort to revitalize Ethiopia’s economy.
I was very pleased to welcome Prime Minister Abiy of #Ethiopia to the IMF today. We had an engaging and productive meeting. I congratulated him on the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship signed with #Eritrea and commended him for his ambitious economic reform agenda. pic.twitter.com/NqEleTsH5P
— Christine Lagarde (@Lagarde) July 27, 2018
It was a distinct pleasure to meet HE PM Abiy of #Ethiopia this morning. HE PM Abiy has a transformational agenda and has achieved many great things in just 116 days. The @WorldBank is ready to help realize his vision of boosting #HumanCapital to #endpoverty in #Ethiopia. pic.twitter.com/SNW4XoaDD1
— Jim Yong Kim (@JimYongKim) July 27, 2018