A delegation from the Board of Governors at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by its Executive Director Maliami bin Hamad paid a working visit to Vietnam from October 10-13.

During the visit, the delegation had working sessions with the State Bank of Vietnam , the Ministry of Planning and Investment, and the Ministry of Finance as well as visited some ADB-funded projects in the central province of Quang Nam and Ho Chi Minh City .

The annual activity aimed to exchange information on the socio-economic development of ADB developing member countries in the region, assess the efficiency of development projects and programmes funded by the bank.

ADB provided Vietnam with 12.5 billion USD between 1993 and 2013. The bank plans to offer 3.67 billion USD to the country during the 2015-2017 period.-VNA