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PRESS RELEASE

World Bank Vice President Visits Poland and Discusses Opportunities for Cooperation with New Government

January 15, 2016


WARSAW, January 15, 2016 – Cyril Muller, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, completed his first two-day visit to Poland since becoming Regional Vice President for Europe and Central Asia. The visit focused on further enhancing the longstanding partnership between Poland and the World Bank Group, in support of inclusive growth and shared prosperity. Mr. Muller also introduced the newly appointed Country Director for the World Bank operational engagement in the European Union countries Arup Banerji to the key counterparts in the government, as well as in the NBP.

Poland has been a member of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), a part of the World Bank Group, since 1986. Since then, the World Bank has become a major development partner with total commitments of US$ 16.2 billion for 80 projects.

Media Contacts
In Warsaw
Filip Kochan
Tel : +48 (22) 520 8000
fkochan@worldbank.org
In Washington
Elena Karaban
Tel : +1 (202) 473-9277
ekaraban@worldbank.org

PRESS RELEASE NO:
2016/ECA/080

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