Minister of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan Samir Sharifov made a business visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India on February 19-21***As of January 1st, 2018, the external public debt of the Republic of Azerbaijan constituted 9,398.3 million US dollars (equivalent 15,978.1 million manat). The Debt to the Gross Domestic Product ratio stands at 22.8 percent (based on 2017 GDP of AZN 70,135.1 mln)******

Minister of Finance Samir Sharifov to attend Annual Meeting of Asian Development Bank Board of Governors

Minister of Finance Samir Sharifov to attend Annual Meeting of Asian Development Bank Board of Governors

01.05.2018

The Philippine capital Manila will host the 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on May 3-6.

A delegation led by Minister of Finance, member of the bank`s Board of Governors Samir Sharifov will represent Azerbaijan at the event.

Ministers, central bank governors, high-ranking state and government officials from ADB member states, businessmen, representatives of international financial institutions, civil society partners, representatives of academia and experts will attend the meeting to discuss global and regional issues affecting development in Asia and the Pacific.

Minister Samir Sharifov will hold a range of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the ADB Annual Meeting.

Founded in 1966, the Asian Development Bank is headquartered in Manila. The ADB is composed of 67 members. Azerbaijan joined the bank on December 22, 1999. The Republic of Azerbaijan hosted the 48th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors in 2015.