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* World Bank managing director meets Sri Lankan President
Fri, Nov 16, 2012, 11:53 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 16, Colombo: World Bank managing director Sri Mulyani Indrawati who arrived in the island yesterday met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President's House today.

The senior World Bank official is here to discuss the climate for private sector investment and seek ways for the global lender to support the country further.

During her five day visit Ms. Indrawati and her delegation ares expected to meet other senior officials in the government. She will also meet with the representatives of private sector, civil society, opposition and the media.

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, according to the World Bank.

(Photos by Chandana Perera)



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