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No challengers to Kim emerge from World Bank leader nominations

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:30

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Nominations for the World Bank's next leader have closed with current president Jim Yong Kim the only candidate nominated, the bank said on Wednesday, virtually guaranteeing him another five-year term.

[WASHINGTON] Nominations for the World Bank's next leader have closed with current president Jim Yong Kim the only candidate nominated, the bank said on Wednesday, virtually guaranteeing him another five-year term.

The Washington-based multilateral lender said that executive directors will meet with Mr Kim in accordance with previously announced selection procedures, with the expectation that the process will be completed by the time of the Oct 3-9 annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.

REUTERS

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