March 8th, 2012

Jafar Abed Hassan, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation of Jordan

“The Government of Jordan is pleased to offer the nomination of Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs to the position of President of the World Bank Group. Professor Sachs is widely recognized throughout the world as a leader in the fight against poverty, and has the commitment, expertise, and decades of experience to help the world to meet the great challenges of ending extreme poverty and achieving sustainable development.”

“He has made major contributions to the global economy and to many nations, including his long-standing leadership on behalf of the Millennium Development Goals. Professor Sachs is a tireless problem solver, always ready to contribute ideas and strategies to help countries including Jordan and the region to meet their social and economic objectives. He would no doubt continue in that highly accomplished manner as President of the World Bank Group.”

–Jafar Abed Hassan, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordan


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