National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing: Stephen Groff, VP, Asian Development Bank to Speak on China, Myanmar & Other Regional Countries
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen Groff, Asian Development Bank's Vice President for Southeast/East Asia and the Pacific will provide a real-time, on-the-ground assessment of operations in China, Myanmar as well as other countries in Southeast and East Asia in a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference scheduled for 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in the club's Zenger Room on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Groff will discuss in detail ADB's reengagement efforts in Myanmar and how ADB was able to help restructure Myanmar's previous debt in order to resume operations there by ADB, the World Bank and other donors.
As Vice President, Mr. Groff's mandate includes establishing strategic and operational priorities in his areas of responsibility, producing investment and technical assistance operations amounting to approximately $5 billion annually, managing an existing portfolio of about $23 billion, and leading about 650 staff.
SOURCE National Press Club