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ADB today approved two loans worth half a billion dollars to help the government in India’s largest state of Rajasthan to better manage essential urban services and finance water and sewerage upgrades.

Given Asia's huge infrastructure funding needs, establishing the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to provide additional resources for infrastructure investments is understandable.

ADB and Japan are to help communities in the flood-prone Chao Phraya River Basin draw up grassroots flood risk management plans to reduce their vulnerability to natural disasters.

ADB's capital as of 31 December 2013 was $175.4 billion, consisting of $162.8 billion of subscribed capital and $12.6 billion of reserves.

PRC requires further in-depth structural reforms to support innovation and technological upgrading in its pursuit of high-income status, ADB President Takehiko Nakao told participants at a workshop today in Beijing.

Engaging the private sector through public-private partnerships and privatization can improve the performance and service delivery of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), according to a new ADB report.

 Vise-Prezidente Banku Aziátiku ba Dezenvolvimentu (ADB) Stephen Groff sei vizita Timor-Leste semana nee atu hametin tan parseria forte Banku nian ho nasaun nee, no diskuti konaba ni-nia programa asisténsia ho lideransa nasaun nian. 

ADB Vice-President Stephen Groff will visit Timor-Leste this week to build on the Bank’s strong partnership with the country, and discuss its assistance program with the country’s leadership.

ADB is providing a $40 million emergency assistance grant to assist with the reconstruction of irrigation and rural road infrastructure at 15 provinces in northern Afghanistan that suffered heavy damage from severe flooding earlier this year.

ADB has signed a $40 million loan agreement with Khan Bank, one of the biggest banks in Mongolia, to provide better access to bank financing for the country’s micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).