Former Indonesian Minister appointed as World Bank Director

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Former Indonesian Minister, Mary Pangestu, has been appointed Director-General of the World Bank.

According to the Indonesian newspaper, Kompass, on Friday, Mary Pangestu, 63, who was Minister of Trade, Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia, was appointed as Director-General of the World Bank.

World Bank President David Malpas expressed his confidence that Pangestu will make significant contributions to the World Bank.

He added that the World Bank appointed Pangestu as the “Managing Director for Development Policy and Partnerships” at the World Bank.

Pangestu is the second Indonesian woman to be appointed as Director-General at the World Bank.

Pangestu is expected to start operating from early March.

Pangesto is highly regarded and highly regarded as an international expert on many global issues.

She currently serves as chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, and is also a consultant to the Global Commission on the Political Geography of Energy Transformation at the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi.


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