The information from IMF is as follows.
The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP) would like to invite you to the following event:
OAP Economic Issues Seminar:
Vietnam – Economic Developments and Prospects
Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Alex Mourmouras, Division Chief in the IMF’s Asia Pacific Department and Mission Chief for Vietnam and Singapore, IMF
Language: English with simultaneous interpretation in Japanese
Venue: Kasumigaseki Knowledge Square
3F, West Bldg. Shop & Restaurant, Kasumigaseki Common Gate
3-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Mr. Alex Mourmouras’ bio:
Alex Mourmouras is the Division Chief in the IMF’s Asia Pacific Department and mission chief for Vietnam and Singapore.
Previously, he served as Chief of the European and Middle Eastern Division in the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, Senior Economist in the Policy Development and Review Department, and Economist in the Fiscal Affairs Department.
Prior to joining the IMF, Dr. Mourmouras was an Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Cincinnati. He obtained his PhD in Economics at the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College.
Please register online at http://www.cvent.com/d/ytq6pk by Monday, March 12. We would highly appreciate it if you could circulate the e-mail to the relevant persons and departments within your organization. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)
Tel. 03-3597-6700; Fax. 03- 3597-6705
OAP website: http://www.imf.org/external/