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Office of the Executive Director (EDS11)
Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, and Republic of Yemen

Welcome to the website of the Office of the Executive Director for Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, and Republic of Yemen These countries have played an important role since they joined the World Bank Group. Their membership is as follows:

  • Bahrain – September 15, 1972
  • Egypt, Arab Republic of – December 27, 1945
  • Jordan - August 29, 1952
  • Iraq - December 27, 1945
  • Kuwait - September 13, 1962
  • Lebanon - April 14, 1947
  • Libya - September 17, 1958
  • Maldives - January 13, 1978
  • Oman - December 23, 1971
  • Qatar - September 25, 1972
  • Syrian Arab Republic - April 10, 1947
  • United Arab Emirates - September 22, 1972
  • Yemen, Republic of - October 3, 1969
Along with the other members of the office, the Executive Director represents these countries in meetings at the World Bank and engages in direct consultations and negotiations with other Executive Officers in efforts to gain support for the World Bank's efforts in reducing poverty.
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Merza Hasan
Office of the Executive Director, Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman,  Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, and Republic of Yemen

 

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