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World Bank head misses day in court

World Bank head misses day in court

World Bank Country manager Nisha Agrawal was invited to testify at the Phnom Penh

Municipality Court hearing on September 5 on alleged misuse of funds for the Provincial

and Rural Infrastructure project. She did not attend, and the World Bank said she

had been unable to respond to the invitation because it was received only on September

4 and she was out of the country. The Bank, whose own investigation into the misuse

of funds precipitated the government into the current court proceedings, said it

fully supported the judicial inquiry..

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