PHOTO RELEASE: ADB President Meets Philippine President as Part of Preparations for ADB's 45th Annual Meeting

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda meets with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima as part of preparations for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of ADB taking place 2-5 May. President Kuroda also visited the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), the venue for this year's Annual Meeting. Among Annual Meeting highlights will be the Governors' Seminar which will focus on Asia's response to the global economic crisis, while other panel discussions include new models for green growth in the region; how to protect vulnerable cities; how to deliver financial services to the world’s poor; and how to feed the world in an age of growing demand for food, feed and fuel.