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PHOTO RELEASE: President Nakao Meets Viet Nam's State President

ADB President Takehiko Nakao on 18 September met with Viet Nam’s State President Truong Tan Sang.

ADB President Reaffirms Support for Pakistan’s Development and Flood Reconstruction

ADB President Takehiko Nakao today met with Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to discuss ADB’s partnership with Pakistan and the country’s development opportunities.

ADB Supports Work Skills Competitions in Timor-Leste To Demonstrate Quality Training

The Government of Timor-Leste, ADB and vocational training centers-Don Bosco Comoro, Dili Institute of Technology Baucau, SENAI Becora, and CNEFP Tibar will join forces today to support a series of demonstrations of skills gained by trainees who have participated in the Timor-Leste Mid-Level Skills Training Project.

PHOTO RELEASE: President Nakao Meets Pakistan’s Prime Minister

ADB President Takehiko Nakao and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 17 September met in Islamabad to discuss ADB’s partnership and major development challenges. Mr. Nakao appreciated government’s efforts to put Pakistan's economy on a sustainable growth path and encouraged continued reforms to boost development, promote regional integration, and reduce poverty.

ADB Loan to Improve Infrastructure in 14 North Karnataka Towns

ADB and the Government of India today signed an agreement for a $63.3 million loan that will help improve urban services and strengthen municipal and project management capacity in 14 towns of North Karnataka.

PHOTO RELEASE: President Nakao Meets Pakistan President

ADB President Takehiko Nakao on 16 September called on Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad to express his sympathy for the loss of life and damages from recent floods.

First Meeting of ASEAN Judicial Working Group to Deepen Cooperation on Environment

The ASEAN Judiciaries Working Group on Environment met here today for the first time to explore ways to deepen cooperation on the region’s environmental problems in advance of the fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment taking place in Ha Noi in November.

ADB Vice-President Hails Co-Investment Initiative Launched In Seoul

A new initiative to promote co-investment among sovereign and wealth funds will help Asia’s drive toward growth momentum, a senior official of ADB said today.

Asia Uniquely Positioned to Lead Global Knowledge Economy - ADB

Asian countries have a unique opportunity to transform themselves and leapfrog older technologies to lead the global knowledge-based economy of the future, says a new report from ADB.

India Can Be a Leading Knowledge-Based Economy with Right Steps - Report

India, with its youthful population and thriving information and communication technology industry, can become a leading knowledge-driven economy as long as regulatory, education, and infrastructure barriers are overcome, says a new report from ADB.