11 October, 2008
Economy and Finance Minister George Alogoskoufis arrived in Washington yesterday, heading up a Greek delegation to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.
During his stay in the US capital, Mr. Alogoskoufis is scheduled to meet with IMF and World Bank officials and he will attend IMF proceedings over the weekend.
On Monday he will be amongst the speakers to address the organisation’s plenary session.
A formal reception hosted by Greek ambassador to Washington, Alexandros Mallias, in honor of the Greek delegation is also scheduled to take place.
Deputy Economy and Finance Minister Yannis Papathanasiou, Bank of Greece Gov. George Provopoulos, senior government officials and bank executives will comprise the Greek mission.
Source: Press Office of the Embassy of Greece