WTO DG: Setback For Okonjo-Iweala As US Wants Race Reopened

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala The prospect of the former Nigerian minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, becoming the first female director-general of the World Trade Organisation has met a setback, as the United States wants the race reopened. This was revealed on Wednesday as Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, said an experienced handler is needed for the high profile job. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala AFP via Getty Images Lighthizer, in an interview with BBC, said the job is for “someone with real experience in trade, not someone from the World Bank or a development person.” Okonjo-Iweala had got the backing of 110 out of 164 member…
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