Finance Minister Ahmed Shide holds meetings World Bank Country Director

April 22, 2022

On April 21, 2022, Finance Minister Ahmed Shide met with World Bank Country Director Ousmane Dione and discussed a range of issues, including impact of the current challenges, growth and World Bank support.

During the meeting held on the sidelines of the ongoing spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, H.E. Ato Ahmed discusses how the government is confronting the challenges of impacts from conflict, climate change and rising inflation fueled by global supply constraints. 

The Minister and Country director have also discussed the progress of reforms, the Bank’s portfolio performance & on how to strengthen cooperation between the World Bank and Ethiopia.  Minister Ahmed also expressed gratitude to the World Bank for the recent support extended to the Response-Recovery-Resilience for Conflict Affected Communities Project. On his part, the Country Director has reaffirmed his commitment for delivery of pipeline projects which are keen to help the government have a sustained focus on the medium-term development priorities.