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IMF: Christine Lagarde meets Abdo Benitez and congratulates him

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), met with Mario Abdo Benitez, President-elect of Paraguay today in Washington. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Managing Director made the following statement:


IMF Last Updated at 01 Aug 2018, 05:08 IST Paraguay, United States
IMF: Christine Lagarde meets Abdo Benitez and congratulates him
  • We also talked about Paraguay’s strong economic performance, the challenges going forward, and the opportunities for boosting potential growth. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), met with Mario Abdo Benitez, President-elect of Paraguay today in Washington. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Managing Director made the following statement:

"It was a pleasure to welcome Mario Abdo Benitez, President-elect of Paraguay, at the IMF headquarters today and to congratulate him on his election as President of Paraguay.

"The President-elect and I had a very productive meeting. We discussed recent global and regional economic developments. We also talked about Paraguay's strong economic performance, the challenges going forward, and the opportunities for boosting potential growth.

President-elect Benitez and I agreed that it is important to capitalize on the country's achievements, including poverty reduction, by ensuring the continuity of sound economic policies and reforms in the context of a more challenging external environment.

I reiterated the IMF's commitment to continue supporting Paraguay and the incoming government to ensure strong, sustainable and inclusive growth."

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