PM Abiy Holds Discussion with IMF Director in Rome

Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held a discussion with IMF Director, Kristalina Georgieva in Rome, Italy today. Office of the Prime Minister stated that the premier held a discussion with the director on the sidelines of the Italy-Africa Summit. Georgieva said that she had good discussion with the Prime Minister on how the IMF could support Ethiopia's economy and the homegrown reform agenda. The Italy-Africa summit is being held under the theme 'a bridge for a common growth'. During the two day summit, Italy's proposed 'Mattei Plan' for Africa will be discussed. The agenda of the summit covers diverse areas of cooperation, including food security, culture, education, vocational training, energy security, economic and infrastructure development, as well as joint efforts against human trafficking and terrorism Source: Ethiopian News Agency