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World Bank President Nominee in China for Critical Meetings With Finance Leaders

The U.S. nominee to head the World Bank, Ajay Banga (C), visits an electricity plant financed by the World Bank in Yopougon, a suburb of Abidjan on March 7, 2023. Issouf SANOGO / AFP

Ajay Banga arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for the latest stop in his worldwide job interview to become the next president of the World Bank.

Banga is scheduled to meet with Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun, various leaders from the People’s Bank of China, along with Jin Liqun, head of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

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