February 11, 2017

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Finance minister attends ADB’s 49th annual meeting in Frankfurt

The ADB annual meeting in progress. Photo: MNA
The ADB annual meeting in progress. Photo: MNA

UNION Planning and Finance Minister U Kyaw Win led a delegation to Frankfurt, Germany, to attend the 49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank from 1 to 5 May.
The meeting, under the theme “Cooperation for Sustainability”, focused on the critical importance of sustainability, inclusive of development and the need for closer Asian-European links.
U Kyaw Win addressed the participants on second day of the meeting. The Union minister also met officials from international financial institutions to discuss prospects for cooperation.
Myanmar became a member of the Asian Development Bank in 1973 and has since strengthened ties with the bank in the areas of infrastructure development, human resources development, poverty reduction, employment and privatisation.—Myanmar News Agency

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