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Published On: Tue, Feb 28th, 2017

World Bank CEO travels in Mumbai local train

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wnceoMUMBAI: World Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday travelled in Mumbai local train from Churchgate to Dadar. Georgieva is going to inspect the operations of the World Bank-supported suburban rail system in Mumbai during her India visit.
During her first official visit to the country, Georgieva will meet with senior leaders at a time when India’s economic growth is “one of the bright spots” in the global economy.She will hold discussions with the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, and other key policy-makers.

She will also meet with Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis and RBI Governor Urjit Patel. She will also visit a school serving low-income households, and children with special needs (part of Centre’s Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan programme, supported by the Bank) to see how Mumbai’s administrators are striving to ensure that basic services are delivered to all residents of the city, one-third of whom live in slums.

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