Roseau, Dominica: Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica- Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, met with the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)- Bo Li. The meeting was held during the visit of the managing director to the country this week.
The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bo Li, led a visit to Dominica this week. He also met with the cabinet of ministers of Dominica and discussed a series of matters.
During the meeting, both leaders discussed various matters of concern, such as climate change and the country’s resiliency goals. Both the leaders significantly focused on the partnership between the IMF and Dominica and discussed the ways to strengthen the collaboration.
I spoke to members of the media following a meeting with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and members of his cabinet. Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit took to social media and shared the interaction of the Managing Director with the media.
Prime Minister Skerrit noted, “The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bo Li, has ended a visit to Dominica to discuss climate challenges, financing mechanisms for resilience building as well as ways to strengthen collaboration between the IMF and Dominica. ”
He also gave information about the visit of the IMF delegation to the Geothermal project in Roseau Valley, the Castle Bruce Emergency Shelter and examined various other projects started by the government of Dominica.
On Tuesday, the delegation visited the Geothermal Project in the Roseau Valley, the East Coast Road Project, the Castle Bruce Emergency Shelter, the European Union and World Bank-funded housing projects in the Kalinago Territory and the Kalinago Barana Auto.
Dominica vowed to become the world’s first climate-resilient country with an aim to withstand climate change impacts. The country has witnessed the fury of nature. It devastated the infrastructure of the country and caused a lose of GDP.
Now, the country has stared various projects to mitigate these impacts.