IDB president highlights Panama as key for regional economic reactivation

The president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Mauricio Claver-Carone announced that the institution will focus its financial support and technical assistance on Panama, as the country's economic rebound will be key for the region given the impact of its trade and services.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "If Panama succeeds, the rest of the region will too," the IDB president said after a productive meeting with Panama's president Laurentino Cortizo Cohen and part of his economic team, along with a bank delegation.

Claver-Carone said that Panama "has a unique opportunity" to be the driver of economic recovery and stressed his interest that the IDB directs its efforts, thus urging its officials in the country to focus on promoting projects in Panama.

In this respect, he expressed his financial and technical support to president Cortizo Cohen's government in projects in sectors . . .

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