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World Bank President's trip to South Asia

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Press Releases

November 4, 2007 - World Bank President Supports Bangladesh’s Future Challenges

November 3, 2007 - Zoellick Emphasizes Deeper World Bank Partnership As India Rises To Global Player

November 2, 2007 - World Bank, Government of India sign agreements for US$ 944 million towards revitalizing rural economy and addressing skill gaps

November 1, 2007 - World Bank President Reaffirms Commitment To Help Mumbai Emerge As Global Urban Center

November 1, 2007 - Infrastructure, Human Development Top World Bank Presidential Visit: World Bank Pledges To Help Pakistan Become More Competitive

Feature Stories

Bangladesh Paradox: Does Governance Matter to Growth?

Sustaining Growth and Improving Lives: Education is key for Pakistan's progress

India: Urban Challenges

Bangladesh

Zoellick met with Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed, Chief Advisor of the Caretaker Government and Dr. Mirza Md. Azizul Islam, Finance Advisor.  - November 4, 2007
Zoellick meeting with Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed, Chief Advisor of the Caretaker Government and Dr. Mirza Md. Azizul Islam, Finance Advisor. - November 4, 2007
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Zoellick visiting Dhaka Export Processing Zone at Savar - November 4, 2007
Zoellick visiting Dhaka Export Processing Zone at Savar
- November 4, 2007
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Zoellick visiting Dhaka Export Processing Zone at Savar - November 4, 2007
Zoellick visiting Dhaka Export Processing Zone at Savar
- November 4, 2007
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India

President Zoellick visiting a school at the MUTP resettlement site in Mumbai - November 1, 2007
President Zoellick visiting a school
at the MUTP resettlement site in Mumbai - November 1, 2007
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President Zoellick and India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram address the media - November 2, 2007
President Zoellick and India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram address the press after the World Bank and the Government of India signed agreements for US$ 944 million towards revitalizing rural economy and addressing skill gaps - November 2, 2007
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President Zoellick visiting a TB Clinic in New Delhi - November 3, 2007
President Zoellick visiting a TB Clinic in New Delhi - November 3, 2007
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Pakistan

Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund beneficiaries sharing their individual experiences with President Zoellick - October 31, 2007
Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund beneficiaries sharing their individual experiences with President Zoellick - October 31, 2007
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President at the traditional jewelry stall organized by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund beneficiaries - October 31, 2007
President at the traditional jewelry stall organized by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund beneficiaries - October 31, 2007
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Community members from the Sindh province interacting with the President - October 31, 2007
Community members from the Sindh province interacting with the President - October 31, 2007
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Op-Eds

Making Bangladesh a middle-income country : Bangladesh could join the ranks of middle-income countries within a decade or some time soon after, argues this piece. (By Xian Zhu, World Bank Country Director and Sandeep Mahajan, Senior Economist, South Asia Region, World Bank)


How to end poverty in Pakistan in one generation : At least 40 million Pakistanis live in deprivation today; it is possible to help them achieve the life they dream about. (By Praful Patel, World Bank Vice President, South Asia Region, World Bank)

Beneficiary Stories

-Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP): For the girls and the women, one of the best things is that each family now has their own toilet and bathroom,” says Jyothi, referring to the privacy and greater sense of security they now feel. Read More

-Incomes of farmers increase in Karnataka: "Although the past few monsoons have brought very little rain, I haven't been worried at all. I have enough water in my well to keep my fields green," says farmer Gundappa from Karnataka. Read More

- Eighty year-old Eisa Khan is from Allai Valley in the North West Frontier Province. The earthquake flattened his ancestral home. Khan has received grants from the rural reconstruction program to rebuild his home. Read More

- Marginalized Coastal Communities in Pakistan Reap IDA Benefits. Read More

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