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President Rivlin meets with President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim

16 February 2017

President Rivlin meets with President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim

(Communicated by the President’s Spokesperson)

 

President Reuven Rivlin today (Thursday) met at his residence, with President of the World Bank Group Dr. Jim Yong Kim, who was visiting Israel. Also attending the meeting was Governor of the Bank of Israel Dr. Karnit Flug.

 

President Rivlin welcomed Dr. Jim Yong Kim, and said “We are cooperating on so many projects especially in agriculture and water conservation. Israel is committed to advancements in these fields for all peoples around the world, and it is an honor to be your partner for the benefit of all humanity.”

 

During the meeting, the two discussed together with Dr. Flug, a wide range of issues and opportunities for development and social empowerment.