Members of the media who have been invited to the 46th Annual Meeting in Delhi are reminded to register online by 20 April.
This year's meeting focuses on Development through Empowerment and will feature leading experts speaking on job skills for the 21st century, moving beyond "Factory Asia," finding financing for infrastructure, preparing for disasters, financing universal health care, and delivering effective public services, among other topics.
Speakers will include a Nobel prize winner, finance ministers and central bank governors.
To facilitate entry upon arrival in Delhi, please be reminded that all working media must have press credentials to attend the ADB Annual Meeting. Media based in India need press credentials issued by Indian authorities such as the Press Information Bureau; or proof of assignment to cover the Annual Meeting, such as a letter from their editor or media organization.
Media based outside India need press credentials from their national or local authorities; or proof of assignment to cover the Annual Meeting, such as a letter from their editor or media organization. The requirements also apply to freelance and online media (journalists, photographers, and videographers) and to media technical staff.
Journalists visiting on short-term assignments and planning to bring into Indiaphotographic or audio equipment or set up satellite feeds must submit a list of the equipment to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India when applying for a visa.
Please visit ADB's website for more information: http://www.adb.org/annual-meeting/2013/invitation-media
For more information on seminars and speakers, please visit: http://www.adb.org/annual-meeting/2013/kspe