Jim Yong Kim

World Bank president plans to resign on Feb. 1

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 11:09 GMT

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim plans to resign on Feb. 1 to join a firm focused on infrastructure investments.

World Bank's Kim to resign effective Feb 1, work on infrastructure

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 06:29 GMT

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will resign effective Feb. 1, more than three years ahead of the expiration of his term in 2022.

WB president: Bank to invest dlrs 45 bn in Africa in coming 3 years

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the bank will invest dlrs 45 billion in Africa in the coming three years.

WB pres. praises economic reforms, urges investment in educ.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 01:21 GMT

Kim praised the Egyptian economic reforms in a tweet, noting that investments in education will prepare the youth for the digitally demanding future.

WB president lauds Egypt's economic reform program

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 12:49 GMT

World Bank (WB) President Jim Yong Kim lauded Egypt’s economic reforms and its efforts to lure more direct foreign investments to the country

World Bank: Investing in people ‘vital’ for nations’ economic development

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 01:59 GMT

World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim said that the need to invest in human capital is lagging across the globe and therefore hindering the economic development of various countries.

Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 11:00 GMT

At least half the world’s population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty .

World Bank president applauds Egypt’s economic reform

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 02:38 GMT

A number of investors have started to regain confidence in the Egyptian economy, which will bring more foreign direct investment to the country, Kim said.

World Bank praises Egypt's reform plan: Minister

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 10:38 GMT

The World Bank Group has contributed a total of $4 billion to Egypt’s energy sector in three years.

Egypt in talks with WB for 3rd loan tranche

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 - 02:01 GMT

Egypt's Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Minister of Housing and Urban Development