Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin had a meeting with World Bank Group President David R. Malpass. Mikhail Mishustin and David R. Malpass discussed prospects for expanding cooperation between Russia and the World Bank. They focused on matters relating to the climate agenda, measures to eliminate poverty, the coordination of efforts to facilitate international development, using Russia’s experience in the sphere of cost-effective state administration and the implementation of advanced mechanisms for providing government services to other World Bank member countries.
The parties also discussed strategic long-term guidelines and key aspects of a programme for exchanging knowledge between the World Bank and the Russian Federation in 2021-2024. The document heralds a new stage of Russia-World Bank cooperation.