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Acting President Vladimir Putin met with the World Bank President James Wolfensohn

March 11, 2000, St Petersburg

At the meeting Mr Putin and Mr Wolfensohn discussed the highlights of cooperation between Russia and the world’s major financial institution, covering, in particular, the granting by the World Bank of two loans to implement reforms in Russia’s social sector and coal mining.

Mr Putin invited Mr Wolfensohn to attend the next meeting of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council of the Russian Government in Moscow scheduled for March 13.

March 11, 2000, St Petersburg