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Press Service of the Government of the Republic of Moldova:
Press release - 04.03.2014

Prime Minister Iurie Leanca met the leadership of the International Monetary Fund in Washington today

The prime minister, IMF Executive Director Meno Snell and Fund’s Deputy Director Nemat Shafik discussed the economic situation in Moldova, the IMF-Moldova relation, as well as prospects for the further bilateral cooperation.

Iurie Leanca reviewed the measures taken to ensure the stability of Moldova’s financial sector, also referring to the legislative amendments recently approved by the Moldovan government to strengthen the regulatory powers and the efficiency of the National Bank and the National Commission for Financial Markets (CNPF). The prime minister said the Moldovan government would continue to promote a fiscal policy aimed at preventing risks and ensuring Moldova’s financial and economic stability.

Iurie Leanca thanked IMF for the support provided to Moldova and highlighted the importance to maintain a constructive dialogue to implement structural reforms in Moldova.

For his part, IMF Executive Director Meno Snell and Deputy Director Nemat Shafik noted Moldova’s economic growth in 2013 and expressed optimism about the country’s medium-term economic prospects.