World Bank Names New Bangladesh Country Director

Ellen Goldstein was appointed the

of the World Bank's country office in Bangladesh, Bangladesh News 24 reports. In her new position, she would direct the development of the regional bank's strategy and country priorities. Goldstein, who is replacing Xian Zhu, joined the World Bank as microeconomist in 1988 and later served in different county offices, including Tunisia and Bangladesh.

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