He will be accompanied by Marek Belka, Director of the European Department, Jeffrey Franks, Mission Chief for Romania, and other senior officials, the IMF has said. He will also held a press conference at the end of the visit.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn took over the IMF helm in 2007. Strauss-Kahn was previously a member of the French National Assembly and Professor of Economics at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Earlier, he served as Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry of France from June 1997 to November 1999. Strauss-Kahn holds a PhD in economics from the University of Paris. He also graduated in law, in business administration, in political studies, and in statistics.
Romania has signed a two-year stand-by agreement with the IMF for a financial aid package to support the country’s economy during crisis.