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DIPLOMATIC TRAFFIC

Foreign visitors in Washington this week includes:

Monday

Finance ministers Ato Sufian Ahmed of Ethiopia, Muhammad Chatib Basri of Indonesia, Mauricio Cardenas of Colombia, Luis Miguel Castilla of Peru, Pravin Gordhan of South Africa, Maria Kiwanuka of Uganda, Shanker Prasad Koirala of Nepal, Fernando Lorenzo of Uruguay, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria, Fernando Aportela Rodriguez of Mexico, Sakhr Al-Wajeeh of Yemen and Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal of Afghanistan. They attend the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund.

Wednesday

Noorullah Delwari, governor of the Central Bank of Afghanistan, who addresses the Atlantic Council and the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Ardo Hansson, governor of the Bank of Estonia, who addresses the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Friday

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and prime ministers Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao of East Timor and Matata Ponyo Mapon of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They attend the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund.

Embassy Row is published on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. James Morrison can be reached at jmorrison@washingtontimes.com or @EmbassyRow.

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James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...

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