LOME, (Xinhua) -- World Bank
Vice-president for Africa region, Makhtar Diop, is expected to make a working
visit to Togo from April 5-6, a press release issued by the local financial
institution representation said on Monday.
The visit is
part of the partnership between the World Bank and the Republic of Togo, said
expected “to strengthen the dialogue with Togolese authorities on development
policies and to discuss World Bank support to the country regarding social and
economic development,” it said.
two-day stay, Makhtar Diop will hold talks with officials of Togo government.
He will also
visit, within the University of Lome, the regional center of excellence
dedicated to avian sciences (CERSA) established with funding from World Bank so
as to enhance poultry industry in West and central Africa.
1962, Togo became member of the World Bank Group and received first investment
As of March
31, 2017, the World Bank has financed 15 projects in the country with a total of
195.6 million U.S. dollars.