ADB 49th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

His Excellency Namgay Dorji, the Hon’ble Finance Minister & Governor for Bhutan in Asian Development Bank (ADB) attended the Annual Meeting of ADB Board of Governors at Frankfurt, Germany from May 2-5, 2016. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Cooperating for Sustainability”. His Excellency attended the Governors seminar and roundtable meeting and attended the Main Business Sessions. His Excellency presented his Governors Statement in the Second Business Session.

His Excellency and delegation also attended the Tenth Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers which was held on May 3, 2016 on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting. The theme of this year’s Informal Meeting was “Financing Development of Economic Corridors in the SAARC Region”.

His Excellency also held bilateral meetings with the ADB President Takehiko Nakao and the Indian Finance Minister Shri. Arun Jaitley. He also held other meetings with Multilateral Development partners on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting.

Over 3000 senior government officials from ADB Developing Member Countries, business leaders, journalists, academics, and representatives from civil society and development organizations and ADB senior management and staff attended this year’s Annual Meeting.

Hon'ble Lyonpo with the ADB President Mr.Takehiko Nakao at the Annual Meeting

Hon’ble Lyonpo with the ADB President Mr.Takehiko Nakao at the Annual Meeting

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