IMF delegation to visit Egypt Saturday for talks on economic reform programme

Ahram Online , Thursday 28 Jul 2016

Egypt is close to signing a new a lending programme with the IMF, according to the government

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde attends a news conference after a seminar on the international financial architecture in Paris, France, March 31, 2016 (Reuters)

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Egypt Saturday to hold talks with the Egyptian government on financing the country’s economic reform programme, the organisation said in a statement on Thursday.

Following President Abdel El-Fattah El-Sisi’s meeting with the cabinet on Wednesday, the Egyptian presidency stated that Egypt was close to signing a new lending programme with the IMF. 

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