Somalia, World Bank discuss economic impact of COVID-19


His Excellency Abdirahman Duale Beyle, Minister of Finance of the Federal Government of Somalia, attended a high-level meeting on financial development.

The Minister met with World Bank Vice President for Africa Hafez Ghanem.

“Today I had an important meeting with senior World Bank officials, including the Bank’s Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem, and his staff,” said Minister Beyle.

The Minister said that the meeting focused on financial reform in Somalia and the economic impact of COVID-19.

“We are focused on finalizing the country’s fiscal reform process and continuing the World Bank’s support to address the impact of COVID-19 on the Somali economy and natural disasters in some of our regions,” he said.


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