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Sri Mulyani to Speak in the IMF and World Bank Annual Forum
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati. TEMPO/Dhemas Reviyanto
Thursday, 12 October, 2017 | 07:56 WIB
Sri Mulyani to Speak in the IMF and World Bank Annual Forum

TEMPO.CO, Washington DC - Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati is set to speak in a number of economic forums and debates during the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank that will be held this weekend in Washington DC.

Sri Mulyani will be accompanying IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in several discussions on the current global economy.

Previously on Wednesday, the former Executive Director of the World Bank acted as a speaker in a discussion about East Asia’s inclusive growth and the emergence of the middle class. Sri Mulyani will then appear in CNN debate on the global economy with Lagarde, France’s Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Marie, Canadian Finance Minister William Morneau, and Harvard professor of economy Harvard Gita Gopinath.

Several Indonesian state Officials will also be present in Washington to accompany Sri Mulyani, such as Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan and Governor of Bank Indonesia Bambang Brodjonegoro, who will also speak in several forums.

Luhut is present as the official delegate of President Joko Widodo or Jokowi and the coordinator of the organizing committee of the IMF and World Bank in 2018 which will be held in Bali. The large-scale event is predicted to attract 18 thousand participants and international media outlets too.

 

Y. TOMI ARYANTO

 

 



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