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Marcos meets with World Bank executives during US working visit

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 11:11 PM September 22, 2022
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos has met with executives of World Bank Group during his six-day working visit in New York City.

Marcos said he is “privileged” to meet with the bank officials, including World Bank President David Malpass. (Photo from Bongbong Marcos Twitter page)

NEW YORK CITY, United States — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has met with executives of World Bank Group during his six-day working visit here.

In post on his Twitter page on Thursday, Marcos said he is “privileged” to meet with the bank officials, including World Bank President David Malpass.

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The President also noted the Philippines’ partnership with World Bank since 1945, saying he is “incredibly grateful and proud” to continue partnering with the international financial institution.

“We are privileged to meet with World Bank Group officials on our fourth day in the United States,” Marcos said about the meeting, which was held on Wednesday (Thursday Manila time).

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“The World Bank has stood with the Philippines in the most challenging times, bringing resources, linkages, and partnerships to bear on the country’s social, economic, and environmental initiatives since 1945,” he added.

“We are incredibly grateful and proud to continue partnering with the World Bank to improve the lives of Filipinos,” the President continued.

Marcos Jr.’s meeting with World Bank was made on the sidelines of the 77th session of United Nations General Assembly.

Aside from World Bank, he also met with several US-based firms, concerning energy, agriculture, food, and defense.

The President also met with Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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