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PRESS RELEASE

World Bank Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop, To Visit Ghana

February 11, 2013


ACCRA, February 11, 2013 - World Bank Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop will make his first official visit to Ghana later this week for development talks with President John Dramani Mahama, senior government officials, as well as women, business, and civil society leaders, February 14 and 15, 2013. 

Ghana joined the World Bank in September 1957, a development partnership which Vice President Diop describes as having grown strongly, “over the past several decades, and we are happy to see Ghana continuing to make major strides in maintaining its high economic growth while investing in the health, education, and job opportunities for its people.”

At the end of the visit, he will hold a dialogue session with the media, which will be carried live on Friday February 15, 2013, at 4:00 pm (GMT) via: www.livestream.com/worldbankafrica

Media Contacts
In Accra
Kafu Kofi Tsikata
Tel : + 233 302 214 100
ktsikata@worldbank.org
In Washington
Aby Toure
Tel : + 202 473 8302
akonate@worldbank.org



PRESS RELEASE NO:
2013/247/AFR

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