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World Bank To Send Official To Iraq To Carry Out Needs Assessment

The World Bank announced on 28 May that it is to send a senior official to Iraq next week to accompany the newly-appointed UN Special Representative in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello. The official, who is reported to be Nicholas Crafft, the Washington point person for work on the West Bank and Gaza, will assess the reconstruction and development needs of the country. The World Bank has also approved...