The World Bank, established in 1944, is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank group consist of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and The International Finance Corporation (IFC), of which IDA and IBRD are the two main lending windows. Maldives joined the World Bank in 1978 and has 0.08% of voting power in the IBRD and 0.24% of voting power in the IDA. Based on the Country Partnership Framework (FY2016- 2019), the World Bank Group support to Maldives focuses on enhancing employment and economic opportunities of Maldivians, strengthening natural resource management and climate resilience, and improving the efficacy of public financial management and policy making.
Governor for the Maldives at World Bank: Ahmed Zuhoor
Alternate Governor for the Maldives at World Bank: Mohamed Jaleel