Statement by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Appointment to a Second Five-Year Term

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2016 – World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today jyk-curtain-sm2015-large_0issued the following statement upon being appointed by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors to a second five-year term, beginning July 1, 2017:

“I am humbled to have the honor of serving a second term as the head of this great institution. I am grateful to our Board for giving me the opportunity to continue building on our successes.

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