Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: “I look forward to working closely with all of you in the coming months and years, to help build the WTO that we all want, a WTO that is about people, a WTO that is dynamic, robust, and that provides essential support to economic growth and sustainable development through trade. I thank you for this opportunity.” Here’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Statement After Becoming WTO DG.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 66, was appointed director-general of the World Trade Organization by representatives of the 164 member countries, according to a statement from the body. “Our organization faces a great many challenges but working together we can collectively make the WTO stronger, more agile and better adapted to the realities of today,” Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.
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