The new head of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) mission in
Moldova, Graeme Justice, will pay a visit to Chisinau on 20-27
The statement was made at a today's meeting between Premier Vasile
Tarlev and IMF s Resident Representative in Moldova Johan Mathisen.
The two officials focused on the collaboration between the Moldovan
government and IMF, including the implementation of Government-promoted
reforms underway in Moldova with the Fund's support.
Johan Mathisen said that constructive and highly reliable cooperation
relations have been established between the IMF mission and the Moldovan
government institutions in terms of elaboration and implementation of
balanced economic development policies. The IMF official stressed that
this dialogue should be continued with the new head of the IMF mission
for Moldova, Graeme Justice.
The IMF representative congratulated the government for the
evolutions achieved lately in economic development, referring
particularly to the adoption of the law on preventing and combating
money laundering and financing of terrorism, as well as to the adoption
of amendments to the law on capital's amnesty. The recently made changes
represent an important step opening Moldova as a suitable country for
investments, and now, when we shift to the implementation period, we are
prepared to provide all the necessary support in this respect, Johan
The prime minister appreciated the IMF's constructive position in the
relations with the government. Vasile Tarlev specified that the
government is interested in a good cooperation with the international
financial organisations, so as to ensure Moldova's economic development
and the well-being of its citizens.
While highlighting the government's most important trends of activity
aimed at successful implementation of reforms and European standards in
all the fields, the premier expressed conviction that the set goals can
be easier achieved by joint efforts, by using IMF s experience and