JAKARTA — Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Thursday received World Bank (WB) President Ajay Banga in Jakarta on the side-line of the 43rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Indonesia. Chính highly appreciated the WB's companionship and support for Việt Nam in socio-economic development, especially in poverty reduction, gender equality, development in remote areas, and agriculture. The WB President appreciated and agreed with the strategic orientations proposed by PM Chính. He said the proposed areas are the priority areas to create qualitative changes in Việt Nam's development in the next decade. The WB is ready to support Việt Nam in implementing major projects to realise the country's goals, he said.