Communiqué of the Third Meeting of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G-24), March 24, 1973, Washington, D.C.

Ministers of the Group of Twenty-Four met in Washington on march 24, 1973, to review the developments in the international monetary system since the time of their last meeting in September 1972. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Luis E. Oberto G., Minister of Finance of Venezuela, with Mr. N. M. Perera, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka, and Mr. M. S. Mostefait Governor of the Central Bank of Algeria, as Vice-Chairmen. Mr. Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, and Mr. Ali Wardhana, Chairman of the Committee of Twenty were also present. The meeting of Ministers was preceded by a meeting of their Deputies chaired by Dr. Carlos Rafael Silva, First Vice -President of the Central Bank of Venezuela with Mr. Lal Jayawardena, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Planning and Employment, Sri Lanka, as Vice–Chairman. Dr. Silva reported to the Ministers on the result of the meeting of the Deputies.