Head of the World Bank Bertrand Badré visits Solomon Islands today. Photo:

Head of the World Bank, Bertrand Badré who visited Solomon Islands today. Photo:

Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer, Bertrand Badré will be visiting Solomon Islands today.

While in the country, Mr Badre will meet senior ministers of the Government, donors and the private sector, and visit a number of major projects that the World Bank Group is supporting.

A statement from the World Bank’s Honiara office says, as a sign of the World Bank Group’s increased cooperation and support for the Solomon Islands, Mr. Badré will meet the Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo, and Minister of Finance and Treasury Rick Hou’enipwela.

He will also be visiting other senior officials, and discuss the World Bank Group’s commitment to Solomon Islands in various areas, including rural development, clean energy, fisheries resource management, climate change and disaster risk management, and private sector investments that enhance job creation and employment.

Mr Badre will be in the country until March 1st.

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