Ms Lakshmi Swaminathan : Became first Indian President of Administrative Tribunal of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Ms. Lakshmi Swaminathan became the first Indian to become president of Administrative Tribunal of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for three years. Ms. Swaminathan is the seventh president of the Tribunal. At present, she is a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of several public sector undertakings and NSE.

About Administrative Tribunal of Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Establish: 1991, as an external mechanism to review personnel decisions by Management.
  • Composition: Consists of five judges, who are all nationals of member countries of ADB.
  • The Tribunal elected Judge Ms. Lakshmi Swaminathan as President and Professor Roy Lewis as Vice-President on the occasion of the 35th session held in Manila.


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