The African Development Bank Group will unveil its new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation at this year’s Annual Meetings are scheduled to take place from May 23-27 in Lusaka, Zambia.

In an Annual Meetings preview video message, Akinwumi Adesina, who will be presiding over his first Annual Meetings since assuming office as the Bank’s 8th President on September 1, 2015, said that participants will examine a host of burning issues in Africa as well as focus on the Bank’s five new priority actions – the High 5s – designed to scale up its operations for the continent’s transformation.

For more on the Universal Access to Electricity High 5 priority area, Light Up and Power Africa - A New Deal on Energy for Africa or visit: www.afdb.org/en/annual-meetings-2016

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