PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE – Minister Edward Scicluna represents EU Finance Ministers at G20 meeting in Washington DC

Minister for Finance, Edward Scicluna represented the EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) at a meeting of the Finance Ministers of the G20 in Washington D.C., USA and also attended the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) Spring Meetings between 20th and 22nd April 2017.

This was the second time that Minister Scicluna represented ECOFIN at the G20, after the meeting in Baden Baden, Germany in March.

In Washington, Minister Scicluna also had high-level meetings on the margin of the IMF and WBG Spring Meetings, with World Bank Executive Director Mr Patrizio Pagano, IMF Executive Director Mr Carlo Cottarelli and Head of Article IV Mission to Malta Mr Nir Klein. He also met with the IMF Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), Financial Flows Climate Action Network- International as well as top officials from leading rating agencies Moody’s and Standards and Poor’s.

Minister Scicluna was accompanied by the Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, Dr Mario Vella, Deputy Governor, Mr Alfred Mifsud and the Accountant General, Ms Paulanne Mamo.

Source: Government of Malta