News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit Cameroon, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa

June 13, 2000

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Horst Köhler, is traveling to Abuja, Nigeria (July 2-3); Dakar, Senegal (July  4); Yaoundé, Cameroon (July 5); Maputo, Mozambique (July 6); and Johannesburg, South Africa (July 7-8).

The purpose of Mr. Köhler's trip is to hear perspectives on critical issues the African continent is facing. He is particularly interested in the views of African countries on the role of the IMF and its involvement in restructuring their economies.

Mr. Köhler visited Latin America in May, and Asia two weeks ago.


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