IMF Mission Chief Set to Meet Turkey's New Economic Team

Press Release No. 07/187
September 6, 2007

The following statement was issued today in Washington, DC, following Turkey's request for a meeting between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission chief and the country's new economic team:

"At the request of Minister Şimşek, Mr. Lorenzo Giorgianni, the IMF mission chief for Turkey, will visit Ankara during September 12-13 to be introduced to the new economic team. Mr. Giorgianni will be accompanied by Mr. Hossein Samiei, the newly appointed Senior Resident Representative."

For background information on the Fund's relations with Turkey see: http://www.imf.org/external/country/TUR/index.htm



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