APEC Leaders Pledge to Promote Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Ministers from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies pledged strong commitment to sustainable and inclusive growth at the close of the 25th APEC Ministerial Meeting in Bali, Indonesia, on 8 October 2013.

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Publish Date: 15th October 2013

Last Updated: 16th October 2013

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Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen: 

I am very pleased to join you at this 20th Ministerial Conference of the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program. I would like to thank our host, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, for their impressive work in organizing this conference, for the hospitality extended to all of the participants. I would also like to express my sympathy to the government and people of Myanmar in light of the human, physical and social losses resulting from the recent devastating floods and landslides. The Asian Development Bank is assisting the government in disaster relief, recovery and rehabilitation. 

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Green development key to growth in Mekong region

22nd February 2012
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BANGKOK, THAILAND (20 February 2012) - The management of food, water and energy resources in the Greater Mekong Subregion will be the most critical challenge of the coming decade, requiring careful balance of economic and environmental interests and better management of natural resources, a conference on the future of the region heard today.

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