Annual Meetings Statements and Speeches 
 

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Opening Address by the Chairman of the Boards of Governors the Hon. Mauricio Cárdenas, Governor of the IMF and of the World Bank Group for Colombia, at the Joint Annual Discussion  

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Address by Christine Lagarde, Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, to the Board of Governors of the Fund, at the Joint Annual Discussion 

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Address by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, to the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion  

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Statement by the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States, at the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank Group 

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Statement by the Hon. Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Governor of the World Bank Group for Pakistan

Statement by the Hon. Héctor Valdez Albizu, Governor of the IMF for Dominican Republic  

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Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines  

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Statement by the Hon. Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Governor of the World Bank Group for Nepal  

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Statement by the Hon. Abul Maal A. Muhith, Governor of the Fund and the Bank for Bangladesh

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Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Boussaid, Governor of the World Bank Group for Morocco, on behalf of the Arab Governors  

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Statement by the Hon. Carlos Fernandez, Governor of the IMF for Paraguay  

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Statement by the Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka  

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Statement by the Hon. Luis Arce Catacora, Governor of the IMF for Bolivia  

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Statement by the Hon. Kyaw Kyaw Maung, Governor of the IMF for Myanmar 

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Statement by the Hon. U Kyaw Win, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar 

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Statement by the Hon. Nguyen Dong Tien, Governor of the World Bank Group for Vietnam

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Statement by the Hon. Apisak Tantivorawong, Governor of the World Bank Group for Thailand

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Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany

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Statement by the Hon. Ilmars Rimševics, Governor of the IMF for Republic of Latvia, on behalf of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency

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Statement by the Hon. Sven Sester, Governor of the World Bank for the Republic of Estonia, on Behalf of the Nordic and Baltic Countries

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Statement by the Hon. Pawel Samecki, Temporary Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for Republic of Poland 

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Statement by the Hon. Arun Jaitley, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for India 

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Statement by the Hon. Johari bin Abdul Ghani, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia 

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Statement by the Hon. Bill English, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for New Zealand 

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Statement by the Hon. Carlos G. Dominguez, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines 

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Statement by the Hon. Aso Taro, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Japan  

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Statement by the Hon. Somdy Douangdy, Governor of the World Bank Group for Lao People's Democratic Republic 

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Statement by the Hon. Casmir Remengesau, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Republic of Palau, on Behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu 

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Statement by the Hon. Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the IMF for People's Republic of China 

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Statement by the Hon. ‘Aisake Valu Eke, Governor of the World Bank Group for Tonga  

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Statement by the Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Fiji  

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Statement by the Hon. Mauricio Cárdenas, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Colombia  

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