The 10th session of Bhutan
Dialogue was successfully held on 9 august, 2018 at UN House with host
Dr Karma Phuntsho, on conversation with the World Bank’s Resident Representative and Senior Country Economist for Bhutan.
Yoichiro Ishihara is the World Bank’s
Resident Representative and Senior Country Economist for Bhutan. Under
the leadership of the Country Director, he leads the World Bank programs
in Bhutan. He is a macroeconomist with a broad operational expertise,
apt technical skills and rich client experience across various regions
of the World Bank. He also worked for the policy department in
Washington DC on development effectiveness and results management.
Prior to moving to Bhutan, he was the country
economist based in Rwanda. Before that, he had held various positions
including the economist in Indonesia and the senior country economist in
Afghanistan. Yoichiro holds a PhD in Development Economics (Graduate
School of International Development of Nagoya University, Japan).
For more detail on this session click on the You Tube and audio link given below: