Mominul Islam, Managing Director and CEO of IPDC Finance has been elected as the Chairman of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) on 16 May 2023 at the 94th ADFIAP Board of Directors meeting held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, said a press release. He will continue the role till next year’s Annual Meeting.
Saud A Minam, Chief Executive Officer of Fiji Development Bank, Thach Kao, CEO of Agricultural and Rural Development Bank of Cambodia, and Aria Putera Ismail, Group President and CEO of SME Bank Malaysia Berhad have become the vice president 1, 2, and 3 respectively.
The Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific or ADFIAP is the largest and most prestigious association of development banks and other financial institutions engaged in the financing of sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the focal point of all development banks and other financial institutions engaged in this region. Its mission is to advance sustainable development through its members. Founded on 1 October 1976, ADFIAP currently has 90 member institutions in 40 countries.
ADFIAP was established under the auspices of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The latter remains a Special Member of the Association and counts among its member institutions. ADFIAP is a founding member of the World Federation of Development Financing Institutions (WFDFI) comprising similar associations in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. It is a nongovernmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
This year, ADFIAP’s Annual meeting is being held in Almaty, Kazakhstan with the presence of 250 delegates from 40 countries. The honorable deputy prime minister of Kazakhstan Yerulan K. Zhamaubayev inaugurated this year’s annual meeting on 15th May 2023. ADFIAP is headquartered in Manila, Philippines.
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