Montek singh ahluwalia gets support from oxford chancellor

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Montek should be managing director of IMF
The chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Chris Patten expressed his views on recent IMF post at the launch event of the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development at the Said Business School.

He said that he has nothing against the current IMF head Christine Lagarde, the French finance minister but desired if India's Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia to be the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

India and University of Oxford have long ties as university has produced renowned economist and great men like Dr Manmohan singh and Ahluwalia.

Also during the recent visit by Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh to Africa expressed that the IMF post this time must be headed by some non western nation as eastern nations should also be given chance to bring some new changes in system.

Read more about: planning commission, imf, montek singh
Story first published: Monday, June 6, 2011, 9:30 [IST]
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