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Arun Jaitley appointed on ADB’s board of governors

LiveMint logoLiveMint 02-06-2014 PTI

New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley has been appointed on the board of governors of Philippines-based Asian Development Bank (ADB). “The Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has been appointed as India’s governor on the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank with effect from 27 May,” according to an official statement on Monday.

The position was previously held by former finance minister P. Chidambaram. The board of governors is the ADB’s highest policy-making body and has one representative from each member country. The Manila-headquartered multi-lateral funding agency, founded in 1966, aims to improve people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific. ADB approved $21.02 billion in financing in 2013.

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