United States President, Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American lawyer Ashok Michael Pinto as US representative to World Bank’s lending arm International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD). He was nominated as US Alternate Executive Director of IBRD for a period of 2 years. He currently serves as Counsellor to the Under Secretary for International Affairs at the United States (US) Department of the Treasury.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- World Bank Headquarters: Washington D.C., US.
- World Bank President: David Robert Malpass.
- The motto of World Bank: Working for a World Free of Poverty.