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Statement January 28, 2019

Statement of the World Bank on the Recent Bombing Incidents in Jolo, Sulu

The World Bank Philippine Office sends its deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the recent bombings in Jolo.

We are saddened by these attacks which has marred with violence an otherwise peaceful and successful democratic exercise to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law.

The World Bank stands ready to extend support to the Philippines through our longstanding and ongoing partnerships for peace and development in Mindanao.


In Manila
David Llorito