Indian-origin World Bank economist drowns at Bali

Aakansha Pande, a US citizen, resided in Singapore,

Jakarta: A young Indian-origin senior economist working with the World Bank drowned while swimming at a beach in Bali, the Indonesian media reported.

The 37-year-old Aakansha Pande, who resided in Singapore, was taken to Siloam Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival, The Jakarta Post reported.

Pande, a US citizen, was Senior Health Economist at the World Bank where she focused on countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

She died after being swept away by strong waves while swimming in front of Double Six Hotel in Seminyak, Bali, on July 28, the report said.


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