World Bank appoint new country manager to Bulgaria

BULGARIA - The World Bank has announced that Oscar de Bruyn Kops had been appointed World Bank Country Manager to Bulgaria.

The appointment will become effective on October 1, 2001.

De Bruyn Kops will replace Thomas O'Brien in this position. De Bruyn Kops will be in charge of the bank's dialogue with the government, the development partners and the civil society in Bulgaria.

His task will be to ensure that the bank's work in Bulgaria is consistent with the Coutry Assistance Strategy.