ADB President Visits Vietnam Ahead of Annual Bank Meeting

Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda will be in Vietnam from Feb. 28 to March 2 as part of preparations for the bank’s annual meeting, which will be held for the first time in the country.

The annual meeting, which will take place May 3-6, expects to draw up to 3,000 participants, including heads of state, central bank governors, finance ministers, civil society representatives, academic experts and private sector actors. Participants of the meeting will discuss pressing issues in the region, such as infrastructure development, sustainable development, climate change, and policy changes for food security and middle-income countries. 

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