World Bank President Supports Narendra Modi In Ganga Clean-up Operation
World Bank President
On his election as the Prime Minister of the country,
Jim Yong Kim has said that the World Bank will send its best team to India to work on the project.
Kim also asserted that he understood the clean-up of the Ganga is a priority for the World Bank in many ways. He also added that when he visited Kanpur, he actually saw raw sewage being dumped into the Ganga. The river also holds a lot of spiritual significance in the heart of a large population of the country, he added.
“If Prime Minister Modi wants this to be a top thing to work on together, then that's what we will do. It is hard. We happen to have one of the the best water specialist in the world. We will bring our A+ team here and will do everything we can to help,” said Kim.
The Ganga spreads in an area of 2,500 kilometres across northern India from the
(Image: Press Information Bureau)
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