1 April 2005
Secretary-General Congratulates Paul Wolfowitz on Election as World Bank President
NEW YORK, 31 March (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General congratulates Paul Wolfowitz on his election as the next President of the World Bank. At a time when the world has before it far-reaching proposals for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the Secretary-General looks forward to working closely with Mr. Wolfowitz in the fight against global poverty. And he welcomes him to the Chief Executives Board of the United Nations.
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