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Published Date: 24 January 2016

Statement from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on the Selection of the Next Managing Director of the IMF

Singapore supports the nomination of IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde for a second term. 

Commenting on Ms Lagarde’s nomination, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman, MAS said:

“Christine Lagarde has led the IMF through extremely challenging times internationally. She has done so with exceptional capability, and has won the trust of both its advanced and developing members. Singapore supports Ms Lagarde serving a second term, and I am confident she will continue to lead the IMF with conviction and in an inclusive way."