ADB President Commends Myanmar’s Progress, Announces Expanded Assistance

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with Myanmar’s President U Htin Kyaw and State Counsellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss Myanmar’s development prospects, macroeconomic and structural priorities, and ADB’s support to the new administration.

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Publish Date: 14th June 2016

Last Updated: 4th July 2016

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