NEW YORK CITY, September 21, 2021—Today, World Bank Group President David Malpass met with President José Pedro Castillo Terrones of Peru.
President Malpass and President Castillo discussed Peru’s reform priorities, including the importance of supporting poor and vulnerable people, promoting growth and prosperity, and maintaining sound macroeconomic management and a favorable investment climate. President Malpass also encouraged reforms to Peru’s tax code that would spur growth and job creation.
President Malpass mentioned the World Bank’s ongoing support for critical health services and offered assistance for the safe reopening of schools, recognizing the importance of investing in human capital and skills.
President Malpass and President Castillo discussed the importance of an inclusive economic recovery and the need to strengthen crisis preparedness in middle-income countries.