Somali Finance Minister attends African Development Bank annual meetings


Busan (UM) – The Minister of Finance Dr. Abdirahman Beileh attended the opening ceremony of the African Development Bank’s Annual Meeting in Busan today.

The Minister of Finance has been in Busan since Monday participating in the Bank’s annual meeting.

During this period Dr. Beileh met with the President of the Bank Adesina Akinwuma and his senior management and Somalia country teams.

The Minister also held bilateral discussions with the US Treasury, USAID and the Department For International Development of the UK. Senior advisers at the Ministry of Finance have informed UM that all partners welcomed Somalia’s successful completion of the IMF Staff Monitoring Program (SMP) and will support the Government in achieving the next stage of financial reforms.