Jim Young Kim

Post reforms, world looks differently at India: World Bank President

World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said reforms initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have had a huge impact on the way world looks at India and praised the progress made in 'Swachh Bharat' campaign and 'Clean Ganga' programme.

Sep 26, 2015, 06:14 AM IST

World Bank President congratulates Satyarthi, Malala on Nobel Peace Prize

World Bank President Jim Young Kim on Saturday congratulated Indian anti-child labour activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

Oct 11, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

1,000 km of new BRT would save 27,000 lives in India: World Bank

World Bank president Jim Young Kim has said India can save more than 27,000 lives and create over 128,000 jobs if it builds 1,000 kilometres of new bus rapid transit lanes in the next 20 years.

Jun 24, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Private sector feels India is a 'difficult place' for business: WB

The private sector strongly feels that India is a difficult place to do business due to many regulations, World Bank President Jim Young Kim said on Wednesday, calling for necessary reform to create a better environment and spur growth.

Apr 10, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

India expected to have a good third quarter: World Bank chief

World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said India was expected to have a good third quarter, which is in line with Finance Minister P Chidambaram's observations that the country's economy is now picking up.

Nov 21, 2013, 12:23 PM IST

US headed towards a very dangerous moment: World Bank

As talks broke down between President Barack Obama and House Republicans on ending a standoff over federal shutdown and debt ceiling, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warned of the disaster ahead.

Oct 13, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

'BRICS Bank can supplement infra funds provided by World Bank'

The World Bank President said during his visit to BRICS countries he did not experience even slightly a diminishing of demand for its services.

Apr 19, 2013, 11:42 AM IST

'Unresolved bottlenecks slowed growth in developing countries'

Unresolved bottlenecks has slowed growth in middle income countries like India, Brazil, Russia and Turkey, World Bank President Jim Young Kim said while insisting that growth has to translate into poverty reduction and job creation and must be inclusive to curb inequality.

Apr 19, 2013, 09:42 AM IST

`Ending poverty in UP a must for World Bank mission`

World Bank Group President Jim Young Kim on Tuesday said the mission of the multilateral institution was to end poverty, and there is no way in achieving this objective for the country without ending it in Uttar Pradesh.

Mar 12, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

US nominee for WB presidency to travel to India

In an effort to solicit global support for his bid for the World Bank presidency, US President Barack Obama's nominee Jim Young Kim is undertaking a two-week "listening" tour of India, China and five other countries from this week to seek ideas and views about the future of the institution.

Mar 27, 2012, 10:56 AM IST