The Arab Summit held Friday in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, welcomed the Kingdom of Morocco’s hosting of the Annual Meeting of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) , scheduled for October 9 to 15 in Marrakech.
In the resolutions that sanctioned its work, the Summit expressed Arab leaders’ support for Morocco’s efforts to make this international event a success, urging Arab countries and relevant parties to actively participate in these meetings.
The Annual Meeting of the Bretton Woods Institutions is considered the most important annual conclave of the international financial sector. It brings together around 14,000 eminent personalities, in particular the Ministers of Finance, the Governors of the Central Banks of the 189 member countries of these two institutions, as well as representatives of the private sector, non-governmental organizations, universities and the media.
The choice of Morocco to host the 2023 Annual Assembly of the WB and the IMF consolidates the reputation of the Kingdom as a privileged destination for the holding of major international conferences. Moreover, Marrakech consolidates its position as a city open to the world.