1148 GMT December 16, 2018
Lipton, heading a five-member delegation is scheduled to meet Iranian high-ranking officials including the economic officials, Shana reported.
He will discuss previous agreements with Iran and explore ways to develop cooperation between Tehran and IMF.
The IMF is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., of 189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
Formed in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.