BUSINESS – ADB reaffirms support for Burma

Speaking with Burmese President Thein Sein on 4 April, Takehiko Nakao, president of Asian Development Bank (ADB), praised the social and economic reforms in the country and reaffirmed ADB’s support to speed up development and poverty alleviation. Nakao also mentioned that ADB is keen to support investment in Burma’s energy, transport, urbanisation, agriculture, education and health sectors.