Sri Lanka youth invited to attend World Bank annual meet

Aug 10, 2011 (LBO) – The World Bank has called Sri Lankans between the ages of 18 to 25 to apply to attend the lender’s annual sessions in Washington in September as ‘youth delegates’ and also interact with counterparts in the region. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are having their annual sessions from September 23 to 25. The application is open to citizens of South Asian countries.

“The goal of the South Asia Youth delegates is to foster an understanding of youth issues in the sharing, exchange of ideas, and the for young people to more fully engage the World Bank in issues relating to youth,” the World Bank said in an online invitation.

The application deadline is August 19.