Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Visit Hungary

January 9, 2009

Press Release No. 09/03

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, will visit Budapest on January 13, 2009 to discuss with senior officials the global economic environment and Hungary's progress on the IMF-supported economic program. During the visit, Mr. Strauss-Kahn will meet with Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány, Finance Minister János Veres, and Central Bank Governor András Simor. He is also scheduled to meet with the leader of Fidesz, Mr. Viktor Orbán, a group of legislators, and several other prominent representatives of the Hungarian society.

This will be Mr. Strauss-Kahn's first visit to Hungary as Managing Director of the IMF.

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