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World Bank:

see International Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentInternational Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
(IBRD), independent specialized agency of the United Nations, with headquarters at Washington, D.C.; one of five closely associated development institutions (also including the International Center for Settlement of
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He expressed the hope that World Bank would finance projects envisioned under Country Partnership Strategy for 2015-19.
The World Bank will help Bangladesh address its priorities, including creating more and better jobs, a key driver for growth and shared prosperity.
This has resulted in the delay of several vital infrastructure projects including the Bisri dam, which the World Bank has approved to finance through a loan repayable over 20 years.
Senator Dar expressed the hope that World Bank would continue to support Pakistan in its reforms for energy sector and economic growth.
The World Bank said that Malaysia's experience in its fiscal reform and subsidy rationalisation areas could benefit other countries.
Tayyebnia and Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif are in Washington to participate in the 2014 annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank Group.
The World Bank has data showing poverty level in Kyrgyzstan grew by 3% in the result of the similar crisis situation in the energy sector in 2009, he added.
The World Bank announced last July that it was placing Iran's loans in non-performing status, as it must do when a country has not made any payments for more than half a year.
In March, the World Bank provided $200m to finance the Egypt Emergency Labour Intensive Investment Project, which aims to employ unskilled Egyptians.
Although the World Bank serves poor countries around the world, the United States traditionally picks the Bank's president and has always appointed an American to the post.
It wants to finalise its selection by the time of the April 20-22 meetings of the World Bank and its sister lending organization, the International Monetary Fund.
Zoellick, who will be making his first visit as World Bank president to the region, will meet Prime Minister Salam Fayyad as well as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other officials and will give a talk at the annual Herzliya Conference on 'The Future of the Global Economy.

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