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Lyndon B. Johnson

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I am glad to meet with you again and to wish you well at this meeting and in your working sessions throughout this year.

International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

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It is a great personal privilege to welcome to our country and to our capital city the Governors of the International Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the International Finance Corporation. We are honored by the presence of such distinguished company in our midst. I think that in these days and times it would not be amiss for me to say that the welcome I assure you is not perfunctory. We are delighted you are here. We are more than pleased that you have again assembled to tackle problems through your daily meetings that are important to the whole world. So I assure you that the welcome, both officially and personally, is a very warm and sincere one.

Harry S. Truman

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Secretary of the Treasury, Governors from France, and Members of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Monetary Fund:

Ahmed Zaki Saad

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Before bringing the Tenth Annual Meeting to a close, I should like to say that it has been a great pleasure for Dr. Kaissouni and me to serve as Chairmen of this Meeting. It has been an enjoyable duty to perform, and we thank you for making it so pleasant and easy.

International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

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May I first of all thank the many Governors who have spoken appreciatively of the Fund’s activities during the last year, and also acknowledge the kind words that have been directed to me personally.

International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

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I gather that there was some feeling in outside circles that this year the annual discussion of Fund affairs might be unremarkable. That was never my own view; nor is it the impression with which I am left as these sessions draw to their close. During this last difficult year, much solid progress has been made toward restoring stability in the world monetary system, but there is no cause for complacency. The discussions during the last few days have reflected keen awareness of this fact and have properly laid stress on work still to be done. Some stimulating ideas and suggestions have been advanced, and Governors may be assured that these will be given careful consideration in the Fund.

International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

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… We welcome the attention that the staffs of the World Bank and the Fund have jointly given to the problem of stabilizing the world prices of primary commodities. We share the sentiments expressed by our neighbors concerning the loss of valuable foreign exchange resources that we, in the developing world, suffer from the steady erosion of prices of certain primary commodities. …