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The Prime Minister received in audience a mission of experts from the International Monetary Fund

ByWebmaster

May 31, 2024

BUJUMBURA, May 30th (ABP) – Burundi’s Prime Minister, Gervais Ndirakobuca, on Wednesday 29 May 2024, received a mission of experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has been in Burundi for 2 weeks.

According to Marcos Poplawonski Ribeiro, head of the mission and deputy head of the budget marking division in the IMF’s public finance department, the mission’s aim is to analyse good governance and the fight against corruption in Burundi.

According to him, at the end of the mission, the delegation came to meet the Prime Minister to discuss the conclusions contained in the report drawn up at the end of the mission, which was carried out at the request of the Minister of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning.

The Prime Minister and the members of the mission discussed Burundi’s strengths in terms of good governance and the fight against corruption, in particular the macroeconomic reforms that have been initiated, as well as the budget programming, according to the Program Budget.

The mission put forward proposals for possible improvements. According to Mr Ribeiro, the next step will be the publication of a report with the IMF on the situation.

For his part, the Prime Minister praised the work done by the mission and promised that Burundi would take the mission’s report into consideration, according to the spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, Moïse Nkurunziza.