TNPSC Current Affairs May 2017
1.The 52nd annual meeting of African Development bank has begun in Gandhinagar , Gujarat
The 52nd annual meeting of African Development bank has begun in Gandhinagar , Gujarat with the theme of "Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa.” This is the first time, the annual meeting of African Development bank held in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the annual Meeting
- The African Development Bank was founded in 1964, which comprises The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund.
- The main objective is to reduce the poverty, through sustainable economic growth and social progress among regional member countries.
- AFDB has its headquarters is in Tunis, Tunisia., with the moto of "Building today, a better Africa tomorrow"
2.Tirukkural has been translated to Korean Language.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai received the first copy of Tirukkural translated in Korean Language which was released by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami