Official says Asia should have greater IMF role

Asian nations should and will have a greater voice and representation in global institutions including the International Monetary Fund, a senior IMF official told Reuters.

Daniel Citrin, deputy director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, said that although it was a political decision for the organisation's shareholders, the IMF would eventually let Asian nations play a bigger role in running and financing the Washington-based institution.

"We very much hope that this issue will be resolved

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