WGS 2024: Sheikh Mohammed Meets IMF Managing Director to Discuss Global Economic Issues

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WGS 2024: Sheikh Mohammed Meets IMF Managing Director to Discuss Global Economic Issues

On February 12th, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, met with Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The meeting was held ahead of the World Governments Summit 2024 (WGS), focusing on "Shaping Future Governments". The meeting was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance.

During the meeting, various global economic issues were discussed, highlighting the strong relationship between the UAE and IMF. Emphasis was placed on the UAE's thriving economy, providing an optimal environment for global businesses to flourish.

Sheikh Mohammed underscored the significance of the WGS in anticipating future governance trends and supporting efforts for a sustainable global economy. He noted the Summit's role in fostering collaborative partnerships among nations, promoting prosperity worldwide.

Kristalina Georgieva commended the UAE's robust economic performance and acknowledged the WGS as a platform for constructive dialogue and knowledge exchange. She recognized the Summit's potential in generating innovative solutions to global challenges and shaping a brighter future.

The World Governments Summit 2024 will be held from February 12-14, bringing together over 25 heads of state, 85 international organizations, 140 governments, and thought leaders from around the world. Over 110 plenaries, panel discussions, and interactive sessions will be held, featuring 200 international speakers and more than 300 ministers attending various meetings.