15/06/2017 - Your Excellency, President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique,
Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross,
Honourable Ministers, Ambassadors, Business leaders, and Friends of Africa, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen.
I wish to thank my dear friends Florizelle Liser, President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa, and Chairman Jeffrey Sturchio for inviting me to speak at this U.S - Africa Business Summit. It’s great to see so many people here.
29/05/2017 - Your Excellencies, I wish to thank Prime Minister Gentiloni for inviting me to participate at this G7 Summit. It sends a major message: the G7 takes Africa seriously and sees the African Development Bank as a strategic partner. Let me thank you all in the G7 for your strong support for the African Development Bank.
25/05/2017 - The Chief Minister of Gujarat,
Honorable Ministers, Governors of the Bank, Distinguished Guests, Partners, Ladies and Gentlemen.
Mr. Chairman, Minister Arun Jaitley, congratulations on successfully shepherding this 52nd Annual Meetings. The way you efficiently chaired all our statutory meetings has been impressive. We are grateful to you and your staff in the Ministry of Finance of India for a job well done!
20/04/2017 - Good morning everyone! I am honoured to have been asked by President Masood Ahmed to speak with you and share my vision and views on Africa’s development and the role of the African Development Bank. I wish to congratulate you on your appointment to replace Nancy Birdsall. Nancy, a great friend of the African Development Bank, did an incredible job as President. I have every confidence you will also.
01/04/2017 - Your Excellencies, Hon. Minister of Finance, Arun Jaitley, President Kundapur Vaman Kamath of the New Development Bank, President Werner Hoyer of the European Investment Bank, President Suma Chakrabarti of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, distinguished ladies and gentlemen.
I thank President Kamath of the New Development Bank for inviting me to this 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Bank.
20/03/2017 - Good morning to you all. Welcome to the Africa CEO Forum 2017. The African Development Bank is proud to be a strategic partner of the Africa CEO Forum. President Adesina was looking forward very much to being here with you today. But, unfortunately, due to a personal family loss, he is unable to join you, but asked me to assure you that he is with you, because, and I quote him, “Africa is always on my mind”.
13/03/2017 - Your Excellency, Mr. Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General and Chairman of the Africa Progress Panel,
Your Excellency, former President Horst Kohler of Germany, members of the Africa Progress Panel,
Eminent Members of the Special High-Level Panel of the Bank,
Your Excellencies Ambassadors,
Heads of Diplomatic Missions,
Board of Directors of the Bank,
Members of the Press,
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,
16/02/2017 - Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Thanks to all of you for doing us the honour of attending our annual gathering. Let me start by wishing you and all your families a happy New Year.
We are always delighted to welcome the diplomatic community and the international institutions to this annual luncheon with the African Development Bank.
14/01/2017 - Excellencies. I thank President of Mali, my big brother Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, for organizing this Forum, and my dear friend, Africa's friend, President Hollande of France, for his exceptional support for Africa.
- 19/06/2017 - The African Development Bank announces the appointment of Vanessa Moungar as Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society
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- 14/06/2017 - AfDB President Adesina receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Nutrition
- 13/06/2017 - Poll ranks Adesina among 100 most reputable persons on earth
- 12/06/2017 - G20, African countries explore opportunities to increase investments in Africa at Berlin conference