Ivanka Trump and Nicky Hayley are candidates for World Bank leadership

2019/1/12 12:31


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newspaper "Financial Times" reported that my name is the former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, the daughter of US President Donald Trump and his advisor Ivanka, Matarouhan among the candidates to take over as president of the World Bank to succeedJim Yong Kim, who resigned.
On Monday, Kim abruptly announced that he was stepping down as president of the bank, more than three years before the end of his second term. According to the agency "AFP".
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addition to Ivanka Trump and Nicky Hayley, who resigned as Washington's ambassador to the UN Security Council last month, other names are also being traded, including US Assistant Secretary of State for International Affairs David Malpas and Mark Green, president of the US Agency for International Development .
In 2017, Ivanka Trump was the driving force behind the establishment of a $ 1 billion World Bank-backed fund to support women's projects.
The US Treasury Department said on Friday it was not commenting on potential candidates. A spokesman said the ministry had received "a large number of nominations".
"We have begun an internal review process on a US candidate, and we look forward to working with the governors to choose a new president," he said.
Under a non-written agreement, the United States, the largest shareholder in the fund, has always chosen a bank president since its establishment in the wake of the Second World War. However, the arrival of a US candidate is no longer guaranteed.
The World Bank Council said on Thursday it would begin accepting nominations for the bank's presidency early next month and would announce a successor to Kim by mid-April.