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Video July 31, 2018

New World Bank Vice President Visits Afghanistan, Reassures Continued Support


During his three-day stay in Kabul, the World Bank’s newly appointed Vice President for the South Asia region, Hartwig Schafer met with Afghan authorities and reassured them of the World Bank Group’s continued support for Afghanistan, including by working to leverage donors’ resources through the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) to finance investments and knowledge services that help stimulate economic growth, create jobs, and ensure delivery of services across the country.