IMF Resident Representative for Zambia Preya Sharma this morning paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane, MP.
This is the according to a statement issued by the the Ministry of Finance.
The bilateral engagement, held at the Ministry of Finance Headquarters in Lusaka, was the first between the IMF Resident Representative and the new Minister of Finance.
The meeting discussed various aspects of strengthening the partnership between Zambia and the Fund.
A few days ago, Zambia received USD1.3 billion from the USD650 billion IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDR) general allocation.