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  • ADB-Pakistan Partnership

    In Islamabad, ADB President Takehiko Nakao and Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif discussed ADB’s partnership with Pakistan and major development challenges.

  • Visit to Kyrgyz Republic

    In Bishkek, ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang assured Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev of ADB's commitment to support the government's efforts to reduce poverty and promote inclusive growth.

  • Karnataka Urban Project

    The $63.3 million loan agreement for the fourth tranche loan under North Karnataka Urban Sector Investment Program was signed in Delhi, India.


Shrinivas Kowligi, who leads IBM's Smarter Cities initiatives across ASEAN countries, explains how new approaches can help with traffic management in Asia.

A study recommends building partnerships with local farmers to boost incomes and protect the coastal wetlands in Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China.

Improving the well-being of the poor across Asia and the Pacific entails looking beyond traditional indicators such as the $1.25 a day poverty line.


After 3 years of historic reforms, Myanmar has entered a pivotal stage in its socioeconomic development. This publication examines how to leverage the opportunities and offers solutions to the challenges.

Reforming state-owned enterprises in the Pacific is a vital step needed to create private investment opportunities, reduce the costs of doing business, and improve service delivery in the local economies.

Water availability is constraining Mongolia's development as energy facilities, mining operations, agriculture, and urban residents compete for scarce water resources.


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