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ADB Invites Delegates to its Fiftieth Annual Meeting

Video | 3 January 2017

ADB Secretary Woochong Um extends an advanced welcome to delegates of the 50th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors, which will be held in Yokohama, Japan from 4 to 7 May 2017. Held on the theme  “Building Together the Prosperity of Asia,” the event will be an opportunity for delegates to reflect on the lessons from the first 50 years of Asian development, and consider how the next 50 years can better the lives of the people in the region.

Transcript

SOT: Woochong Um
The Secretary, Asian Development Bank
"Warm greetings from the Asian Development Bank.

It's my pleasure to welcome you to Yokohama, Japan, for the 50th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors. Yokohama - Japan's gateway to the world, is where multicultural sophistication blends with timeless traditions.

Whether for tourism, medical care or cutting edge technologies, Yokohama offers something unique for everyone.

The year 2017 is an important milestone for ADB, as we celebrate five spectacular decades of economic development in Asia and the Pacific. In Yokohama, ADB Governors will gather to reflect on the lessons from the first 50 years of Asian development, and consider how the next 50 years can better the lives of the people in the region.

With the theme, "Building Together the Prosperity of Asia," we invite you to participate in our knowledge program. Come and help us build the next 50 years of the region's prosperity.

Join us in Yokohama in May 2017!"