The Turkish Central Bank ‘CBRT’ Hosts OIC Monetary Authorities

According to Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) on Monday, the bank hosted the 15th Meeting of the “Central Banks and Monetary Authorities of the OIC Member Countries.”

According to a statement made by the bank it said, “Opened by the CBRT Governor Murat Cetinkaya, the meeting addressed issues related to global economic and financial developments, and financial inclusion.” The bank noted that the meeting was held in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya.

It added, “Governors of central banks of the OIC member countries discussed global economic and financial developments and elaborated on how to design right policies to build resilience and make growth more sustainable, balanced and inclusive over time,” the CBR said.

The bank also said that annual meetings enhance coöperation and collaboration and sharing experiences in central banking issues, and offer benefits to member countries to improve the functioning of the active mechanisms of communication in international platforms.

It initiated and hosted the meeting to discuss the impact of the global economic crisis on the OIC member countries in 2009, after the global financial crisis, the CBRT added.

The meeting was held in another Turkish resort city Mugla under the theme of “fostering strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth in a challenging global environment,” last year. Currently, the OIC has 57 member countries around the world — the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations.

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