World Bank chief to visit India

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 08:00 Hrs
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NEW DELHI: World Bank president James D. Wolfensohn will arrive Wednesday on a two-day visit to India to review development projects in the fields of education, rural development and health.

Besides reviewing the projects currently underway in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, Wolfensohn would also meet with government officials, representatives of civil society, business people, youth groups and community leaders in the national capital, a World Bank release said.

He would also deliver an address on "India: Opportunity and Challenge in a Globalised World" on Thursday.

This is Wolfensohn's first visit to India in four years.



Source: IANS
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