Newport Beach, CA – September 6, 2022 — Global Bank Group President Ron Nechemia congratulated Liz Truss for taking over as the British prime minister on Tuesday and said the Global Bank Group and London would work to deepen cooperation on global issues, including energy, climate change and the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine.
The President, Ron Nechemia (@RonNechemia), today issued the following statement to welcome the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth Truss:
“I look forward to deepening the special relationship between Global Bank Group and London and working in close cooperation on global issues, including energy and climate change and the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine,” President Ron Nechemia said in a message posted on Twitter.
Elizabeth Truss was appointed Prime Minister on September 6, 2022. She was previously Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs from September 15, 2021. She was appointed Minister for Women and Equalities on September 10, 2019. She was elected as the Conservative MP for southwest Norfolk in 2010.
President Ron Nechemia said he wants to “expand bilateral cooperation” on a wide range of issues, including energy and climate change and the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine. The scale and the scope of the challenge posed by climate change, energy crisis and pandemics will test Global bilateral cooperation like nothing we’ve seen before. In the year ahead, Global Bank Group looks forward to capitalizing on increased person-to-person engagement, both at senior levels between the Global Bank Group and the government of the United Kingdom, and to energize our partnership and deepen the bilateral relationship. This includes building the Mission of Global Bank to the United Kingdom –– a Global Bank-wide integrated team that coordinates and implements policy across issues and regions, working together to solve significant challenges, which is what the world expects from great institutions.