‘Emerging markets have to prioritise lives and health to achieve economic recovery’: WB president

SourceAhram
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryGCC

Emerging markets need to put saving lives and people's health and safety on the top of their priorities to be able to continue fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and to contribute to an economic recovery, President of the World Bank (WB) Group David Malpass siad. Malpass statements came in his answer to an Ahram online question - submitted to a press briefing held on Wednesday as a part of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) annual meetings that are held currently in Washington - on which procedures emerging markets have to take to fight the pandemic. The IMF and the WB annual meetings held their annual meeting virtually because of the pandemic Malpass added that procedures widely discussed, including social distancing and mask wearing, and proper ...read more...