• Short Summary

    A PREPARATORY MEETING PAVING THE WAY FOR THE MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE IN MANILA NEXT MONTH OF THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK OPENED IN BANGKOK YESTERDAY (OCTOBER 21).

  • Description

    A PREPARATORY MEETING PAVING THE WAY FOR THE MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE IN MANILA NEXT MONTH OF THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK OPENED IN BANGKOK YESTERDAY (OCTOBER 21). ALTOGETHER 118 REPRESENTATIVES FROM 28 COUNTRIES OF THE ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE FAR EAST (ECAFE), REGION, AS WELL AS FROM ADVANCED COUNTRIES OUTSIDE IT ARE ATTENDING THE TEN DAY MEETING.

    THE MEETING WILL EXAMINE A DRAFT CHARTER FOR THE BANK PREPARED BY A CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE. IT WILL ALSO CONSIDER SUGGESTIONS ON DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF THE BANKS ACTIVITIES SUCH AS ORGANISATION, MEMBERSHIP, FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF THE BANK RESOURCES, STRUCTURE AND FIELDS OF OPERATION
    ALTOGETHER NINE COUNTRIES HAVE OFFERED FACILITIES FOR THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK. THEY ARE: THAILAND, MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE, CEYLON, CAMBODIA, PHILIPPINES, JAPAN, IRAN AND AFGHANISTAN.

    IN HIS OPENING ADDRESS THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE FAR EAST, U NYUN, IN HIS OPENING ADDRESS SAID: "THE BANK IS BOUND TO ACCELERATE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES OF ASIA. IT WILL ALSO DO MUCH TO PROMOTE CAUSES FOR COOPERATION BETWEEN ASIAN COUNTRIES AND THE REST OF THE WORLD".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAGJSX6MBDSMHJ8XSYZ8V14F01
    Media URN:
    VLVAAGJSX6MBDSMHJ8XSYZ8V14F01
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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