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Japan sees David Malpass as ‘a powerful candidate’ to lead the World Bank, finance minister says

via The Japan Times    Feb 10, 2019
Credit : Kyodo

Finance Minister Taro Aso on Sunday held talks with David Malpass, a senior U.S. Treasury Department official who has been nominated by Washington to lead the World Bank, and expressed positive views about him.

After the meeting in Tokyo, Aso told reporters Japan thinks highly of Malpass as “a powerful candidate.”