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The Office of the Executive Director (EDS06) represents Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Iran, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia.

The mission of our Office is to contribute to the World Bank Group (WBG)' s twin goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. We promote high-quality Bank advice, projects and programs, efficiently delivered to client countries. We also seek the highest standards of governance within the Bank.

Our Office is supportive of the WBG Strategy and the accompanying reform  process, including efforts to increase the Bank Group’s financial reach and drive greater collaboration between the Group’s public and private arms. We place a high priority on the smooth implementation of the change process, and seek to ensure that the highest standards of services continue to be delivered to all of the Bank’s clients, including its smaller members.

The Executive Director serves on the Committee on the Development Effectiveness (CODE) (pdf) and is a member of the Ethics Committee (EC). Our Office includes the Executive Director, the Alternate Executive Director, three Senior Advisors and four Advisors. Most of these staff are appointed on the nomination of constituency countries on a rotating basis agreed upon by those countries.


  • Abdelhak Bedjaoui
    Abdelhak Bedjaoui

    Executive Director: EDS06

  • Naveed Baloch
    Naveed Baloch

    Alternate Executive Director: EDS06


History of the membership of the current constituency of EDS06

EDS06 Constituency Countries IBRD Statement of Loans

The World Bank

2019 African Caucus. Accra, Ghana - July 31, August 2, 2019

Africa Beyond Aid: Enhancing Institutional Capacity and Innovative Finance for Sustainable Growth

Summary of IDA Statement of Credits and Grants for EDS06



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