Bangladesh's Junaid Ahmad new World Bank head in India

Posted on:21 Sep 2016 18:20:53

Bangladesh's Junaid Ahmad new World Bank head in India
21 September 2016 Current Affairs: 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 World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim before being elevated to the current position. 

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. 

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


Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs August 2017

21 AUGUST
NEWS
19 AUGUST
NEWS
18 AUGUST
NEWS
17 AUGUST
NEWS

Current Affairs July 2017

31 JULY
NEWS
29 JULY
NEWS
28 JULY
NEWS
27 JULY
NEWS

Current Affairs June 2017

30 JUNE
NEWS
29 JUNE
NEWS
28 JUNE
NEWS
27 JUNE
NEWS