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HH Pujya Swamiji meets World Bank president to discuss role of faith in ending poverty

Role of religion: HH Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati with Dr Jim Yong Kim

By: Eastern Eye Staff

” INDIAN spiritual leader His Holiness (HH) Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati (HH Pujya Swamiji) and World Bank president Dr Jim Yong Kim discussed the role of faith in ending poverty during a summit on religion and sustainable development in Washington DC last week. HH Pujya Swamiji also praised the World Bank’s commitment and support for the Indian government’s Clean Ganga Mission, an initiative launched by prime minister Narendra Modi last year. International delegates gathered in the US capital, home to the World Bank Headquarters, for a conference on “Religion and Sustainable Development” with the participation of the UN, UNICEF, the…

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