NDB Announced Programme for Second Annual Meeting in New Delhi on 31 March – 2 April 2017


The New Development Bank has announced today the Programme of the NDB Second Annual Meeting that will be held on 31 March – 2 April 2017 in New Delhi, Republic of India. PDF version of the Programme can be downloaded here.

Main Events

The Opening Ceremony of the NDB Second Annual Meeting will be held at Taj Palace Hotel on 1 April 2017. It will be followed by the Singing Ceremony, the Second Annual Meeting of the NDB Board of Governors and Press Conference.


Invited guests and representatives of civil society organisations are kindly invited to attend two Seminars on the sidelines of the NDB Second Annual Meeting that will be held on 2 April 2017.

The first seminar will be held under the theme of “Financing Sustainable Development.” It will address the role of governments in financing development and, in particular, sustainable infrastructure, challenges to the banking sector in some of the NDB’s member countries as they face demands to finance sustainable infrastructure, and creativity and innovation that could be brought by banks to the table.

The second seminar will be held under the theme of “Urban Planning and Sustainable Infrastructure Development.” During the seminar, the participants will look into how the urban development could improve the lives of people, taking into account an ever growing importance of long-term urban planning and investment in sustainable city infrastructure in mega-cities of BRICS countries.


Media representatives are invited to attend:

  • Opening Ceremony of the Second Annual Meeting (1 April 2017)
  • Signing Ceremony (1 April 2017)
  • Press Conference (1 April 2017)
  • Financing Sustainable Development Seminar (2 April 2017)
  • Urban Planning and Sustainable Development Seminar (2 April 2017)

The accreditation of the media for the Meeting is carried out by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of India.

Members of the media are kindly requested to contact Mr. D.S.Malik, Addl. Director General, Press Relations & Information Division, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Tel.: Off.: 23092200 (NB), Fax: 23093210, E-mail:

NDB contact point for the members of the media: Mr. Alexey Kosarev. Tel.: +86-185-2105-0330 or +86-21-8021-1848, E-mail:

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