Masatsugu Asakawa elected ADB President

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) board has unanimously elected Masatsugu Asakawa as its new president. He is currently a special advisor to Japan’s Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, will assume office as ADB’s 10th President on January 17, 2020. He will succeed Takehiko Nakao, who will leave office on January 16, 2020. He served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo from 2012 to 2015 and at Saitama University from 2006 to 2009.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:

  • ADB established: 1966, ADB is owned by 68 members.

Source: The Business Standard

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