Beijing, October 17, 2016

AIIB Launches First Stage of Energy Strategy Public Consultation

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has launched the first stage of its Energy Strategy public consultation on Oct 14, 2016. The Issues Note on "AIIB Energy Strategy: Sustainable Energy for Asia" has been posted on AIIB’s website for a 29-day public comment period.

"AIIB’s Energy Strategy has drawn widespread attention." said Joachim von Amsberg, Vice President for Policy and Strategy, "As discussed earlier, we have developed an issues note for the AIIB energy sector strategy and are today launching the first round of public consultation. We welcome inputs and comments from all interested parties including government agencies, private sector companies, CSOs/NGOs, etc."

The objective of the consultation process is to shape and inform the development of an Energy Strategy for AIIB. This first round of consultation on the issues note aims to solicit inputs and comments for the preparation of the draft Energy Strategy. It will be available for comment until November 12, 2016.

The AIIB is holding two rounds of public consultations on the Energy Strategy document.

Further information on the AIIB Energy Strategy and the consultation schedule is available on the following website: 20161013092907510.pdf