First IMF meeting with finance and economy ministers and the chairmen of the central banks of the Caucasus and Central Asia was held on Friday.
Minister of Finance and Economy Muhammetgeldy Serdarov and Head of the Consolidated Department of Public Finance and Economic Policy of the Ministry of Finance Galina Romanova, Chairman of the Board of the Central Bank Merdan Annadurdyev and others took part in the discussion with the IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva from Turkmenistan.
During the meeting, the Director General (IMF) and delegates from participating countries discussed the reforms that will be required to move towards economic recovery, a stronger and more inclusive economic system following the coronavirus pandemic.
In his speech at the meeting, the Minister of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan raised questions about what are the main risks to macroeconomic stability and resilience in the region in the post-pandemic period of recovery.
The meeting was also attended by the finance ministers and chairmen of the central banks of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.