World Bank Group appoints new S. Sudan country manager

The World Bank Group has appointed Firas Raad, a Jordanian national, as the new Country Manager for South Sudan.JPEG - 33.4 kbFiras Raad, the new World Bank Group Manager for South Sudan (World Bank photo)He succeeds Husam Abudagga, who recently completed his two-year term as the Group’s Country Manager.Raad, the Group said in a recent statement, will be leading an expanding country program focused on delivering project financing and analytical…