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PRESS RELEASE August 20, 2019

Media Advisory: World Bank Group President to Visit Ukraine

Kyiv, August 20, 2019 – World Bank Group President David Malpass will arrive in Kyiv on Thursday, August 22, 2019 for a two-day visit. This will be Mr. Malpass’ first trip to Ukraine since he became President of the World Bank Group on April 9, 2019.

Mr. Malpass will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday, August 23. He also plans to meet with the Minister of Finance, the Central Bank Governor, Mayors, members of Parliament, banking sector representatives, farmers, and representatives of the private sector.

During this visit, Mr. Malpass will discuss Ukraine’s plans for economic reforms aimed at boosting growth and creating more jobs and better opportunities for the Ukrainian people.


PRESS RELEASE NO: 2020/ECA/09

Contacts

Kyiv
Dmytro Derkatch
+38050 311 3745
dderkatch@worldbank.org
Washington
Sona Panajyan
+1 (202) 473-9751
spanajyan@worldbank.org
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