G7 to discuss world recovery

CANADA - Efforts to end the world economic downturn and measures to lift the weak Japanese yen will be on the agenda when finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven industrial nations meet in Ottawa, Canada.

The president of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, and the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Horst Koehler, will also attend the talks which are expected to conclude that a global economic recovery is just around the corner.

Ahead of the meeting