The Forty Seventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the ADB

Lyonpo Namgay Dorji led the RGoB delegation to attend the 47th Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the ADB held in Astana, Kazakhstan from 2-5 May 2014.

The Hon’ble Finance Minister is the Governor on the Board of ADB. The theme of the meeting was “The Silk Road – Connecting Asia with the Changing World” and was chaired by H.E Mr. Erbolat Dossaev, Finance Minister of Republic of Kazakhstan. The meeting was attended by about more than 3,000 participants from ADB’s 67 member countries, including representatives of government, multilateral financial institutions, private sector, central banks, civil society, academia and media.

ADB’s annual meetings are statutory occasions for Governors of ADB members to provide guidance on ADB administrative, financial, and operational directions. It provided opportunities to the Governors to call on the President, interact with ADB’s senior management and other Governors.

On the sideline of Annual Meeting, the RGoB delegation also attended the 8th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers on 3rd May 2014.

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