Beijing, October 19, 2016
International Advisory Panel Holds Inaugural Meeting
The first meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s International Advisory Panel was held on October 19, 2016, in Beijing. The Panel provides impartial, objective and independent advice to the President, allowing the Bank to benefit from the international experience and expertise of Panel members. At the meeting, the Panel discussed the global economic situation and its implications for the Bank’s operations, the need to promote green infrastructure in the new global agenda and the importance of increasing private sector involvement in infrastructure in the region.
At the close of the meeting, President Jin said “It is a great honor to convene such an experienced and diverse group of international leaders to advise on the development of the Bank's strategy. I have no doubt that the advice the Panel provides will help shape the development of the Bank in the years ahead, and I could not ask for a better group of ambassadors to help promote our new Bank to the world”.
|Mr. Shaukat Aziz||Former Prime Minister of Pakistan|
|Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz||Former Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Malaysia's Central Bank|
|Mr. Anders Borg||Former Finance Minister of Sweden|
|Mr. Yukio Hatoyama||Former Prime Minister of Japan|
|Mr. Steve Howard||Secretary General of the Global Foundation|
|Dr. Oh-Seok Hyun|| Chair Professor of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy and
Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance of Korea.
|Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala||Senior Advisor, Lazard; Former Finance Minister, Nigeria; Former Managing Director, World Bank|
|Ms. Emilia Pires||Former Finance Minister of Timor-Leste|
|Mr. Paul Speltz||Former U.S. Ambassador, Chairman and CEO of Global Strategic Associates|
|Lord Nicholas Stern||Professor at the London School of Economics, Former Chief Economist of the World Bank|
|Mr. Tung Chee-Hwa|| Former Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR
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