G7 Finance Ministers Meetings

Letter to World Bank President
from G8 Finance Ministers

September 23, 2005

Finance Ministers have agreed a proposal to complete the process of debt relief for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries by providing additional development resources which will provide significant support for countries' efforts to reach the goals of the Millennium Declaration (MDGs). This proposal was reaffirmed by G8 Heads of State and Government at Gleneagles.

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The letter is signed by:
Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom
John Snow, Secretary to the Treasury, United States
Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, Canada
Thierry Breton, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, France
Caio Koch-Weser, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Germany
Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
Sadakazu Tanigaki, Minister of Finance, Japan
Alexei Kudrin, Finance Minister, Russia

Source: U.S. Treasury