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World Bank President Outlines Strategy to End Poverty, Welcomes New Development Partners

April 7, 2015

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a broad strategy to end extreme poverty by 2030. Speaking at a research institute in Washington D.C., he welcomed emerging players such as the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank, established by the BRICS countries, as potentially strong allies in the economic development of poor countries and emerging markets.