The Minister outside the Wolrd Bank. Photo: Hanna Pincus Gjersten
The Norwegian Minister of Development, Heikki Holmås visited DC
Last updated: 4/25/2012 //
April 19th-21st The Norwegian Minister of Development Heikki Holmås visited Washington DC as part of his US trip.
The Norwegian Minister of Development Heikki Holmås visited Washington DC April 19th-21st to participate in the World Bank’s spring meeting. During his time in Washington he also met with Dr. Rajiv Shah who serves as the 16th Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He met with State Department’s Africa expert, Johnnie Carson and with the Center for Global Development. Holmås visited the Royal Norwegian Embassy and had bilateral meetings with other countries’ politicians in the margin of the World Bank meeting. The good cooperation between the USA and Norway was reiterated throughout the Minister’s visit to Washington, as old and new plans of cooperation were discussed. Sudan was high on the agenda, as well as global health, energy and wealth distribution.