PR No. 213 PREPARATIONS FOR ADB MEETING Islamabad: April 25, 2016

Finance Minister, Senator Mohammmad Ishaq Dar here on Monday chaired a meeting to review preparations regarding participation of Pakistan’s delegation in the forthcoming 49th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Finance Minister who represents Pakistan on the Board of Governors of the Bank, would lead Pakistan’s delegation at the meeting which would be held at Frankfurt, Germany from 2-5 May 2016.

During his stay at Frankfurt, besides participating in the scheduled events including meetings with senior ADB officials, the Minister would also have interaction with finance ministers/delegations of other countries on the sidelines of the main event.The Minister will also participate in seminars and panel discussions on the topics of “Structural Reforms: Pathways to Sustainable Growth”, “How Trade, Technology and New Business Models are shaping Asia’s Quest for Good Jobs” and other subjects.

German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Muller would perform official opening of the event.