Articles about Kristalina Georgieva

Coronavirus: World Bank approves  $1bn emergency fund for India

03 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: World Bank approves $1bn emergency fund for India

The World Bank on Thursday approved a $1 billion emergency fund for India to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 70 in the country and infected 2,543.

Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US

31 Mar 2020

Donald Trump
Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US

With the global economy dwindling in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, professionals working on H-1B visas in the United States fear massive job cuts, hence, they have asked the administration to allow them to stay there for longer.

We've entered recession, will be worse than 2009: IMF Chief
We've entered recession, will be worse than 2009: IMF Chief

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said the world has entered into a recession, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic and she anticipates that the current global situation to be worse than 2009.

IMF chief says growth slowdown in India is temporary
IMF chief says growth slowdown in India is temporary

The chief of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, said on Friday that the economic slowdown in India is temporary.

Impact of economic slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF Chief

09 Oct 2019

India
Impact of economic slowdown 'more pronounced' in India: IMF Chief

The entire globe is facing an economic slowdown, but the effect is more pronounced in emerging economies like India, the chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.

World Bank promises $200 billion in 2021-25 climate action investment

03 Dec 2018

Poland
World Bank promises $200 billion in 2021-25 climate action investment

The World Bank today unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25; adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding.

$15-30 trillion loss if girls don't finish school: World Bank

12 Jul 2018

India
$15-30 trillion loss if girls don't finish school: World Bank

Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between $15-30 trillion, the World Bank said as the UN marks "Malala Day" today.

No progress in resolving Indus Water Treaty dispute: World Bank

23 May 2018

Pakistan News
No progress in resolving Indus Water Treaty dispute: World Bank

The World Bank has said that it could not reach an agreement with Pakistan over its concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India after two days of talks in Washington.

World Bank lauds PM Modi's demonetization move, in latest report

01 Jun 2017

India
World Bank lauds PM Modi's demonetization move, in latest report

The World Bank's latest India Development Update included an assessment of PM Modi's demonetization move.

Top World Bank official lauds India's demonetization move

03 Mar 2017

India
Top World Bank official lauds India's demonetization move

Lauding India's demonetization move, World Bank Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva said, "What India has done will be studied (by other countries). There hasn't been such demonetization in a country so big."

AAI cuts down staff salaries by 80%

01 Mar 2017

Mumbai
AAI cuts down staff salaries by 80%

Airports Authority of India (AAI) reduced the February salaries of its staff without notifying them with any prior warning.

Modi's 'gamble' very 'bold'; will become a model nevertheless: China

26 Nov 2016

India
Modi's 'gamble' very 'bold'; will become a model nevertheless: China

China's official media called PM Modi's demonetization strategy as "very bold".

Bill Gates lauds demonetization move

17 Nov 2016

India
Bill Gates lauds demonetization move

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, lauded the government's move to remove old Rs.1000 and Rs.500 rupee notes from circulation and replace them with notes with better security features.

India's historic move to demonetize evokes strong reactions

15 Nov 2016

India
India's historic move to demonetize evokes strong reactions

For the first time since 1978, the Indian government announced demonetization of high denomination currency notes in the market.