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Central Asian Nations Gather in Ulaanbaatar for 8th CAREC Ministerial Meeting
Ministers from across Central Asia gather in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC).
ADB President to Attend Friends of Democratic Pakistan Summit in New York
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda will visit the United States on Thursday, where he will attend a summit-level meeting of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan.
Resilient Asia Poised to Lead Recovery from Global Slowdown, Says ADB
Developing Asia is proving to be more resilient to the global downturn than was initially thought, ADB says in a new major report.
ADB to Extend $780 Million to Pakistan for Energy Efficiency
ADB is extending $780 million to Pakistan through a multitranche financing facility for priority energy efficiency projects that will secure the country's growing energy needs and reduce its reliance on costly, polluting fossil fuels.
ADB Extends $150 Million to Pakistan's Punjab to Boost Growth, Social Services
ADB is extending $150 million in loans to Pakistan's Punjab province, as part of a second phase of support for public policy reforms which are designed to boost inclusive growth and the delivery of services.
Asia-Pacific Governments Urged to Consider Conditional Cash Incentives
Asia-Pacific governments should consider enhancing the use of Conditional Cash Transfers to help vulnerable families affected by the global financial crisis, ADB Vice-President Ursula Schaefer-Preuss said today.
ADB, UK Provide Additional $45 Million to Boost Social Services in Pakistan
Punjab, Pakistan's most populous province, has received fresh funds of $45 million dollars equivalent for a program that is helping support improvements in the delivery of health, education, water, and sanitation services in the region, ADB said.
ADB Approves $500 Million Loan For Pakistan to Help Economic Recovery and Deepen Safety Nets for Poor
ADB's Board of Directors has approved two loans to Pakistan totaling $500 million that will assist the government with its macroeconomic stability efforts and fund a targeted safety net program for the poor.
ADB, Islamic Development Bank to Set Up Shari'ah-Compliant Infrastructure Fund
ADB and the Islamic Development Bank today agreed to set up Asia's first major multi-country Islamic infrastructure fund.
ADB Signs Agreements with 5 Pakistan Banks to Support Trade, Economic Recovery
ADB today signed trade-financing agreements with five Pakistan banks, a move that should bolster export and import activities and improve the health of the South Asian nation's economy.