The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, highlighted on Thursday the commitment of the Argentine government to comply with the program agreed with the multilateral organization, noting that the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massa, “has taken very seriously the commitment to comply” with what was established in that understanding, and focused on the need to “control inflation.

This was stated during the presentation conference of the IMF and World Bank Annual Assembly that took place this morning in the city of Washington, in which he underlined the importance of the Government “taking very seriously the need to control the inflation”, something that, he considered, is “what the Argentine people expect”.

Later, in the afternoon, the director of the Western Department, Ilhan Goldfajn, who met with Massa on Tuesday in a bilateral meeting with the head of the mission for Argentina, Luis Cubeddú, maintained that “if Argentina continues to implement the agreed program with the IMF, with political support and in a sustained manner, will gradually lead the country to the correct path” to lower inflation.

“The main focus must be to follow the program,” concluded Goldjfajn at a regional press conference, who met again on Thursday morning with Massa and his peers from the region, and who will be present at the conference by the end of the afternoon. meeting of the Argentine Minister of Economy, with Gita Gopinath.

Source: Telam