Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting with the Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, on the sidelines of his current visit to Paris to participate at the Summit on Financing African Economies, according to presidential spokesman Bassam Radi.
During the talks, President Sisi praised the constructive partnership between Egypt and the International Monetary Fund, which led to the successful implementation of the country’s comprehensive economic reform program.
Sisi also voiced keenness to continue cooperation with the international financial institution, given what this partnership represents in terms of providing a positive image of the Egyptian economy to investors and international financial markets.
The meeting also took up the fruitful cooperation between Egypt and the IMF over the past years.
In his talks with the IMF chief, president Sisi lauded the great role played by the Egyptian people in the success of the reform efforts thanks to their awareness of the importance of all measures taken to shore up the national economy and improve Egypt’s credit rating, noting that the reforms have helped the Egyptian economy to withstand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and even achieve positive growth despite all challenges.