IMF and Mauritius Signing
(R) Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Nemat Shafik, and (L) Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, His Excellency Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, shake hands after a signing ceremony where they signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of the Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center South.
AFRITAC South, scheduled for opening in late June 2011, will be located in Mauritius, and will cover 13 countries in Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean.
This signing ceremony took place at IMF Headquarters April 18, 2011, in Washington, D.C.
IMF Staff Photo/Michael Spilotro