New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Manila this week to attend the annual board of governors' meet of Asian Development Bank (ADB).
During his two-day official visit to Manila beginning Thursday, Mukherjee will also hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Bangladesh and Bhutan and President of Japan International Cooperation Agency Akihiko Tanaka, according to an official statement released Wednesday.
Mukherjee will take over the Chair of the Board of Governors of ADB till the next annual meeting, which is scheduled to be held in New Delhi in May 2013.
The finance minister is scheduled to visit Dhaka May 6 to attend the concluding ceremony of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Rabindranath Tagore.
In Dhaka, Mukherjee is also scheduled to hold talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith, among others.
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