Zoellick to replace Wolfowitz at World Bank

American president George W. Bush has named Robert Zoellick, a former US trade representative, as a replacement for Paul Wolfowitz as president of the World Bank.

Experts expect that Zoellick's nomination will be passed by World Bank's Board of Directors, who have never blocked a nomination in the past.

The nomination of an American to succeed Wolfowitz comes despite calls from a number of World Bank member countries that the appointment process should extended to an international pool of candi

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