The Annual meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the year 2023 are currently underway in Marrakech, Morocco. The event, which kicked off on Monday, October 9th, will continue until Sunday, October 15th.

These highly anticipated meetings bring together the Boards of Governors of both the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.

These Meetings serve as a platform for important discussions on global finance and business. Attendees include influential figures such as central bankers, government officials, CEOs of multilateral organizations, civil society groups, and others who gather to address global concerns and collaborate on potential solutions.

(L-R) Tidjane Thiam, Executive Chairman, Freedom Acquisition 1 Corporation; Aliko Dangote, Group President, President/CE, Dangote Industries; Aziz Akhannouch, Prime Minister of Morocco; Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of Mo Ibrahim Foundation at a side meeting during the World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco.

This year’s gathering is attracting leaders from various sectors, making it a notable and promising event. Among the distinguished attendees is Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man and the founder of Dangote Group. His presence, alongside other prominent business figures, adds prestige and credibility to the event.


The events are crucial in fostering international cooperation and addressing global challenges. They provide a platform for networking, sharing expertise, and formulating strategies to promote sustainable development and economic growth worldwide.