Summary of Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Publication | July 2015

This document summarizes the proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors, held in Baku, Azerbaijan from 2 to 5 May 2015.

His Excellency Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, addressed the opening session on 4 May 2015, followed by the President of the Asian Development Bank, Mr. Takehiko Nakao.

The Governor for Azerbaijan, the Honorable Samir Sharifov, chaired the Meeting. The Alternate Governor for Ireland, Mr. Paul Ryan, and the Temporary Alternate Governor for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Ms. Thipphakone Chanthavongsa, served as Vice-Chairs.


  • Introductory Note
  • Schedule of Meeting
  • Opening Session
    • Opening Address by the President of ADB
    • Opening Address by the President of Azerbaijan
  • Business Sessions
    • Provisions Relating to Conduct of Meeting
    • Agenda
    • Procedures Committee
    • Resolutions Adopted at the Meeting
    • Order of Speaking
    • Governors' Statements
  • Participants
    • Governors and their Delegations
    • Observers
    • Board of Directors
    • ADB Principal Officers and Senior Staff

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB annual meetings and annual reports

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