World Bank and IMF joint statement on meeting

NEWS RELEASE - World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Will Not Hold Annual Meetings.

The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not hold the Annual Meetings of their Boards of Governors and related committees on September 29-30, 2001, in Washington, D.C.

World Bank President James Wolfensohn and IMF Managing Director Horst Kohler issued the following joint statement:

"In consultation with the U.S. authorities and other member governments, the World Bank Group and t