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* World Bank managing director to visit Sri Lanka
Wed, Nov 14, 2012, 12:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 14, Colombo: World Bank managing director Sri Mulyani Indrawati will visit Sri Lanka from November 15 to 19 to see how the global lender can do more to support Sri Lanka's progress, the World Bank's Colombo office announced today.

During her five -day visit Ms. Indrawati will meet President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other senior officials in the government. She will also meet with the representatives of private sector, civil society, opposition and the media.

The senior World Bank official will discuss the climate for private sector investment and seek ways for the institution to support the country further.

"Sri Lanka has made great strides in overcoming poverty as it transitions from a lower income to a middle income country. Sri Lanka is working hard to consolidate social inclusion, peace, and security and we want to help its people build on that success so that everyone has a chance to reach their potential," the managing director said in a statement.

"I am looking forward to visiting Sri Lanka to discuss how we can strengthen our partnership with the government to address national priorities and create opportunities for its people," she added.

Ms. Indrawati is one of three managing directors of the World Bank. She is responsible for the institution's operations in all regions of the world. In addition, she oversees integrity, sanctions and evaluation and suspension, offices of the lender, the World Bank said.



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