The IMF and IDB congratulate Guillermo Lasso and promise to help him

Lasso will assume the presidency on May 24.

The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, congratulated Guillermo Lasso on Monday, April 12, 2021, for the victory achieved in the second electoral round, which makes him the new elected president of Ecuador.

She even, in her Twitter account, she said that she wishes him the best of success in the government period. «The IMF is committed to helping Ecuador face the pandemic, strengthen the economy and build a better future for its entire population,» she noted.

Also, Mauricio Claver-Carone, president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), greeted Lasso for his election and ratified his commitment and support.

«We are ready to work together on common goals such as mitigating the effects of the pandemic, economic recovery and promoting inclusive growth,» he wrote on the IDB’s Twitter account yesterday, Sunday, April 11, after learning of the triumph. by Lasso.

On his part, he said that he spoke with the president-elect to offer support from the IDB and the commitment to work together to improve lives in Ecuador.

Guillermo Lasso would have reached 52.5% of valid votes against his rival who achieved 47.5%, the presidential candidate for the Union for Hope, Andrés Arauz, in the second round of elections on Sunday, April 11, 2021.

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