Accra, February 6, 2016 - An eleven-member IMF Mission, currently in the country has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta today.
The IMF Team was led by Joel Toujas-Bernate and Natalia Koliadina, the IMF Resident Representative in Ghana.
In his address, the Mission Chief, Mr. Joel Toujas-Bernate stated that the main objective of the Mission was to engage with the new government on their policies and programmes, take stock of the latest developments and apprise government on how the IMF program implementation has gone so far.
Thursday, 2nd February, 2017; The Ministry of Finance and the Economic Management Team has begun the process of preparing the 2017 budget and Economic Policy of Government.
2. Our focus is to audit the fiscal accounts and provide a credible basis for economic policy going forward. Our commitment is to restore fiscal policy credibility and transparency as well as policy clarity.
3. As part of the process, the Honourable Minister has held bilateral meetings with the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies to review their policies and ensure consistency with the Government’s medium term policy strategy.