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Published September 14, 2016
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World Bank announces closing of nomination period for the selection of president

Date: September 14, 2016
Categories: Government Finance
Keywords: World Bank


Washington - The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today confirmed that, as announced on August 23, the period for submitting nominations for the position of President of the World Bank Group closed at 6 pm (EDT) this evening.

One candidate, current World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, has been nominated.

In accordance with the procedures previously announced, the Executive Directors will meet with the candidate in Washington, D.C., with the expectation of completing the selection process by the 2016 Annual Meetings.

Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker