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World Bank unanimously reappoints Jim Yong Kim as president

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 08:20

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The board of the World Bank has unanimously agreed to name Jim Yong Kim to a second term as president, the global lender announced Tuesday.

[WASHINGTON] The board of the World Bank has unanimously agreed to name Jim Yong Kim to a second term as president, the global lender announced Tuesday.

Mr Kim had been the only candidate in a process criticised by World Bank staff and campaigners as lacking in transparency and dominated by the United States.

AFP

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