Asian Development Bank
PRESIDENT – Mr Takehiko Nakao
An international development finance institution whose mission to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Whether through investment in infrastructure, health care services, financial and public administration systems, or helping nations prepare for the impact of climate change or better manage their natural resources, ADB is committee to helping member countries evolve into thriving, modern economies. Main devices for assistance are loans, grants, policy dialogue, technical assistance and equity investments.
FORUM OBSERVERSHIP: 2006
DATE FOUNDED: 1966
HEADQUARTERS: Manila, Philippines
NO. OF MEMBER COUNTRIES: 67 (48 are from within Asia and the Pacific and 19 outside)