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Video April 9, 2019

David Malpass begins his five-year term as President of the World Bank Group

On his first day as President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass highlighted the urgent need to meet the Bank’s goals of poverty alleviation and shared prosperity. He looked forward to working with staff to address the many challenges facing the Bank in achieving its objectives.