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This profile was last updated on 6/7/06  and contains information from public web pages.

Mr. Zhu Xian

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Employment History

  • World Bank Country Director
  • Country Director
    World Bank
  • Bangladesh Country Director
    World Bank
  • Country Director for the Pacific Islands Operations
    World Bank
  • Executive Director
    World Bank Management

Board Memberships and Affiliations

39 Total References
Web References
Pacific Islands: PINA and Pacific, 7 June 2006 [cached]
"This project will help Kiribati to factor in environmental risks when planning projects," said Zhu Xian, World Bank Country Director for Timor-Leste, PNG and Pacific Islands.
National Resource Centre, 18 July 2006 [cached]
Local Government, Rural Development & Cooperatives Adviser Mohammed Anwarul Iqbal attended the seminar as the Chief Guest while Secretary (Local Government Division) Safar Raj Hossain, World Bank Country Director Zhu Xian, WHO Representative to Bangladesh Dr. Duangvadee Sunkhobol and Counselor of Embassy of Denmark Martin Bo Brander attended as special guests.
The World Bank Country Director Zhu Xian said density of population, growing demands of industry combined with environmental challenges have created the scarcity of safe water that Bangladesh is experiencing.He put emphasis on proper management of water resources to overcome the crisis.In this context, he referred to various programmes being implemented by the World Bank for safe water supply in Bangladesh.
Pacific Islands: PINA and Pacific, 2 Feb 2006 [cached]
Mr Zhu Xian, Country Director for the World Bank's Pacific Islands operations said with the Pacific cyclone season well underway, the report was a timely reminder for governments, regional agencies and international donors that a region-wide, integrated approach to risk management was urgently needed.
"With commitment from the community and all levels of government, it's possible to put very practical measures in place that reduce risks, save lives and insulate the economy."Mr Zhu Xian said.
NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation, 1 June 2007 [cached]
Mr. Safar Raj Hossain, Secretary, LGD, Ministry of LGRD & Cooperatives; Mr. Zhu Xian, Country Director, The World Bank; Dr. Duangvadee Sunkhobol, WHO Representative to Bangladesh and Mr. Martin Bo Brander, Counsellor, The Royal Danish Embassy were present as Special Guests with Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Chief Engineer, DPHE in the Chair.
The World Bank Country Director Mr. Zhu Xian stated that density of population and growing demands of industry combined with environmental challenges have created the scarcity of safe water in Bangladesh.He
"Increasingly the international community ..., 1 Dec 2007 [cached]
"Increasingly the international community is focusing on prevention and long term risk reduction, not just reconstruction," said Zhu Xian, the World Bank's Bangladesh Country Director. "GFDRR involvement after disasters helps ensure that the focus is not solely on the immediate needs of repairing individual homes and social infrastructure, but on longer term recovery and preparedness." Xian noted that Bangladesh has suffered from floods and a cyclone this year, as well as high international oil and food prices.
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