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President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva received this Monday (4), at Palácio do Planalto, the general director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva. The two discussed the need to combat hunger on the planet.

The president of the Brics Bank, Dilma Rousseff, and the Minister of Finance, Fernando Haddad, participated in the meeting.

“Good conversation with the director general of the IMF about development with social inclusion and the resumption of poverty reduction in the world. We also talk about the necessary reform of the IMF, so that we have an International Monetary Fund that is more representative of the current world and capable of helping countries that need to resort to the IMF in better conditions”, wrote the president on his account on X, formerly Twitter.

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Minister Haddad said that “sustainable development with social justice implies a reorganization of relations between countries that need to resort to the IMF and how the Fund can be a catalyst of opportunities for several developing countries.”

Afterwards, Lula received the president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Jin Liqun.

“Brazil is part of this important bank that invests in development projects outside Asia. We talked about the New PAC and the possibility of expanding AIIB’s investments and contributions to economic, social and sustainable development in our country”, says Lula.

Source: vermelho.org.br

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