King meets World Bank president in New York


Published: 2023-09-20 09:11

Last Updated: 2024-05-28 12:47

King meets World Bank president in New York
King meets World Bank president in New York

His Majesty King Abdullah II Tuesday met World Bank Group President Ajay Banga in New York and discussed means of enhancing economic and development cooperation.

Attended by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II and Prince Hashem bin Abdullah II, the meeting covered Jordan’s economic and public sector modernization efforts, with King Abdullah expressing appreciation for the World Bank’s support to priorities in these two tracks.

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The meeting, held on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly, also addressed the impact of the refugee crisis and climate change on Jordan’s development efforts, as well as the need to step up the international community’s support for projects that serve refugees and host communities and alleviate the impact of the climate crisis.

Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan and Jordan’s Ambassador to the United States Dina Kawar attended the meeting.