ADB (Asian Development Bank) Nominates New Country Director for Pakistan

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reported the arrangement of Yong Ye as Pakistan’s new Country Director, which will produce results right away.

Ye will lead the ADB activity in Pakistan and will deal with its Pakistan Resident Mission in Islamabad. It will likewise direct the improvement of another ADB key arrangement for 2021-2025 nations, which centers around working on monetary administration, building flexibility, and expanding rivalry and advancement in the private area.

“For over 50 years, ADB has been a solid accomplice in Pakistan, assisting with lessening destitution and advance comprehensive monetary development,” said Yevgeniy Zhukov, ADB’s Central and West Asia Director General.

He added, “With a profound comprehension of the monetary and social climate in Pakistan, solid authority abilities, and the capacity to viably oversee projects for private and privately owned businesses, Mr. Ye brings important abilities as ADB Country Director in Pakistan“.

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Yong Ye said, “I’m satisfied to lead the ADB’s endeavors in Pakistan and anticipate working with government and other advancement accomplices to assist Pakistan with defeating the COVID-19 pandemic, reestablish financial development, work on human government assistance, and accomplish its improvement objectives.”

He has over 27 years of expert involvement with global improvement money and government. As an individual from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), he had filled in as Chief in the PRC Finance Department prior to joining the ADB in 2000.

He has stood firm on a developing number of senior footholds in the ADB, including the Central and West Asia Urban and Water Operations Division and in the Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department. He has likewise filled in as Director of the Central and West Asia Urban and Water Operations Division since 2016.


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