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World Bank Country Director for Afghanistan
Henry Kerali, a Ugandan national, is the World Bank Country Director for Afghanistan since July 2019.
Mr. Kerali joined the World Bank in 2003 as Senior Highway Engineer in the Infrastructure and Energy Department in Europe and Central Asia region. He has since held various positions, his most recent position being Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone for Africa Region. Before joining the Bank, he was a professor at the University of Birmingham, England, specializing in the development of transport infrastructure. He led the research of developed economic cost-benefit models for assessing the feasibility of infrastructure investments.
He holds a BSc (Eng.) from Makerere University, and MSc and Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, UK.