Liberia/June 19, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/139 views /Liberia World Bank Liberia Has a New Country Managershare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel World Bank Liberia Office new Country Manager, Mr. Khwima Nthara MONROVIA – The World Bank has named Mr. Khwima Nthara as the new Country Manager for Liberia. Mr. Nthara will be succeeding Ms. Larisa Leshchenko, who comes to the end of her tenure on July 31. Nthara, a Malawian national, joined the Bank in 2005 as an Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department. He comes to Liberia with extensive World Bank experience in the field and at headquarters. He is currently an Economic Adviser in the World Bank Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS) Vice Presidency in Washington D.C., where his main duties include providing advice and guidance to senior management and task teams on the Bank’s strategic approaches to supporting client countries, as well as on specific financing instruments, such as budgetary support. Prior to this position, he has held various field positions in the Africa, and East Asia and Pacific Regions, including as Program Leader in Nigeria and Senior Country Economist for Nigeria, Myanmar and Malawi. ALSO READ Liberia: Man, 26, Commits Suicide in NTA CommunityRelated Posts Before joining the World Bank, Nthara had worked as an Economics Lecturer at the University of Malawi, Country Manager for the Malawi Trade and Poverty Program, and Country Manager for Deloitte’s Development Consulting Practice. In his new position, Mr. Nthara will lead the Bank’s day-to-day dialogue with the government and key stakeholders in Liberia on a broad range of policy issues including implementation of the Country Partnership Framework in support of the development priorities of the Liberian government. He will also manage the country office, provide leadership, and mentor staff in implementing the priorities of the new Africa Strategy. ALSO READ Liberia: Alex Cummings Wants Protesters to Remain Peaceful; Calls On Gov’t to Keep Its Promise to Protect ProtestersNthara holds a Ph.D. in Economics and a Master’s degree in Economics of Developing Countries, both from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. His appointment takes effect on August 1, 2019. Post Views: 5 Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Liberia share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleCentral African Republic: French Implicated in Russian Journalists’ Murdernext articleEl Vicepresidente interviene en la ceremonia inaugural de la Cumbre EE.UU-ÁfricaRelated Posts457 shares Liberia/July 16, 2019 /No Comment Humane Society International Celebrates World Chimpanzee Day; Calls for Protection of Endangered Animals in Liberia433 shares Liberia/July 16, 2019 /No Comment ALJA Condemns Liberian Govt. for Obstructing Rep. Kolubah’s Family TravelLiberia: Housing Authority Signs Contract with Burkinabè Firm after Bribery Scandal200,000 Bags Of Pro-Poor RiceAustralian Billionaire UpbeatNLA Boss Uncovers Govt. DebtNPA Boss Mulls Huge Changes At The PortCommerce Inspector Threatens Expired Goods SellersGbarnga on Time Bomb“Liberia Is A Country Of Opportunities” Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.