Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed conferred with World Bank Group president, David Malpass and his delegation in his office on May 1, 2019.
Malpass is taking his first oversea trip to three African countries including Ethiopia since assuming leadership of the World Bank Group on April 9, 2019.
Noting that Ethiopia is currently building a solid foundation with the ongoing economic reforms, the President affirmed that the World Bank’s continued its partnership with Ethiopia.
The World Bank Group is an important source of finance for Ethiopia’s development efforts, according to Office of the Prime Minister.
In October 2018, the WB has approved 1.2 billion USD in grants and loans to Ethiopia to support its economic growth and the ongoing reforms in the country, it was learned.
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