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Video May 19, 2021

World Bank Vice President Visits Kyrgyz Republic, Reaffirms Support for COVID-19 Response and Protecting the Poor and Most Vulnerable

Anna Bjerde, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, visited the Kyrgyz Republic on May 11-12, 2021. She reiterated the Bank’s support to the COVID-19 response, aimed at ensuring an economic recovery that is green, resilient, and inclusive. Ms. Bjerde welcomed the Kyrgyz Government’s plans for reforms in the energy sector and efforts to protect the poor and vulnerable, and offered to expand World Bank support, including social safety net programs.