ADB's Annual Meeting in Astana comes to end after four days of debate, decision making and knowledge sharing with a wrap-up of the Business Session and the President's Closing Press Conference.
At the Opening Session of ADB's 47th Annual Meeting, President Takehiko Nakao spoke of the need for ADB to sharpen its focus to better serve the needs of a developing Asia in rapid transition. He also looked forward to the end of extreme poverty in the region by 2020.
Delegates attend ADB's 47th Annual Meeting for a range of different reasons. Some delegates talk to ADB about the value of being part of the annual event.