ADB Holds Lecture on the Establishment and Early Years of the GMS Program

In commemoration of 30 years of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) program, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted a "Lecture on Dividends of Peace: Lessons from the Establishment and Early Years of the GMS Program" on 25 October 2022. Former ADB Programs Department (West) Director General Noritada Morita shared his account of the history, evolution, and contributions of the GMS program. He described how the GMS helped enable peace and inclusive and sustainable growth in the subregion, and emphasized the importance of country ownership, stakeholder engagement, and ADB’s neutrality and convening power in laying the foundations for the program’s success. 

Source: ADB SDCC Connect

Last Updated: 25 October 2022