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June 9th, 2014
UN ESCAP Chief Highlights China’s Integral Role in Asia-Pacific Connectivity

As countries debate and formulate strategies for the post-2015 development agenda, China’s experience and leadership in sustainable development will be key to greater connectivity, integration and cooperation in the region, the top United Nations official for Asia and the Pacific said this week. Wrapping up an official visit to China, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Dr. Shamshad Akhtar met today with Vice Minister of Finance Shi Yaobin to discuss China’s proposals for an Asia Infrastructure Bank, which would inject badly needed financing for infrastructure projects throughout Asia and the Pacific, and support the region’s vision of a more interconnected and integrated market. Read More