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Bangladesh's Junaid Ahmad new World Bank head in India

Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position

has become the World Bank's Country Director for India, replacing Onno Ruhl who served a four-year term based out of the national capital.

Hailing from Bangladesh, Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position.

"An economist by training, Ahmad brings with him broad development experience. After joining the in 1991 as a young professional, he worked on infrastructure development in and Eastern Europe," a release said.

"India's recent growth and development has been one of the most significant achievements of our time. With historic changes unfolding and new opportunities emerging, Junaid will bring to this key position strategic leadership along with considerable experience of working in both and South to support this transformation," Kim stated.

Annette Dixon, Vice-President for South said: "Junaid's strong experience in the critical areas of water, urbanisation, and social development will ensure that the Bank's future strategy for is formulated and implemented in line with the country's own development goals."

Ahmad holds a PhD in Applied Economics from Stanford University, a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, and a BA in Economics from Brown University.

is the Group's largest client, it said.

As of June 2016, the bank's net commitments to stood at $27 billion (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development $16 billion, International Development Association $11 billion) across 95 projects.

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Bangladesh's Junaid Ahmad new World Bank head in India

Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Junaid Ahmad
Junaid Ahmad

has become the World Bank's Country Director for India, replacing Onno Ruhl who served a four-year term based out of the national capital.

Hailing from Bangladesh, Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position.

"An economist by training, Ahmad brings with him broad development experience. After joining the in 1991 as a young professional, he worked on infrastructure development in and Eastern Europe," a release said.

"India's recent growth and development has been one of the most significant achievements of our time. With historic changes unfolding and new opportunities emerging, Junaid will bring to this key position strategic leadership along with considerable experience of working in both and South to support this transformation," Kim stated.

Annette Dixon, Vice-President for South said: "Junaid's strong experience in the critical areas of water, urbanisation, and social development will ensure that the Bank's future strategy for is formulated and implemented in line with the country's own development goals."

Ahmad holds a PhD in Applied Economics from Stanford University, a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, and a BA in Economics from Brown University.

is the Group's largest client, it said.

As of June 2016, the bank's net commitments to stood at $27 billion (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development $16 billion, International Development Association $11 billion) across 95 projects.

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Bangladesh's Junaid Ahmad new World Bank head in India

Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position

Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position
has become the World Bank's Country Director for India, replacing Onno Ruhl who served a four-year term based out of the national capital.

Hailing from Bangladesh, Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position.

"An economist by training, Ahmad brings with him broad development experience. After joining the in 1991 as a young professional, he worked on infrastructure development in and Eastern Europe," a release said.

"India's recent growth and development has been one of the most significant achievements of our time. With historic changes unfolding and new opportunities emerging, Junaid will bring to this key position strategic leadership along with considerable experience of working in both and South to support this transformation," Kim stated.

Annette Dixon, Vice-President for South said: "Junaid's strong experience in the critical areas of water, urbanisation, and social development will ensure that the Bank's future strategy for is formulated and implemented in line with the country's own development goals."

Ahmad holds a PhD in Applied Economics from Stanford University, a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, and a BA in Economics from Brown University.

is the Group's largest client, it said.

As of June 2016, the bank's net commitments to stood at $27 billion (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development $16 billion, International Development Association $11 billion) across 95 projects.
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