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More Lights for Rural India Powered by ADB Loan
The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan of up to $225 million to support India's rural electrification program bringing steady and affordable power to mostly poor households. The loan will have a maturity of up to 12 years.
ADB President Visits Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah
The Presidents of the Islamic Development Bank Group and the Asian Development Bank have called for closer cooperation to enhance the impact of their development work in common member countries.
CAREC Countries Seek Trade Expansion through Regional Cooperation
The eight countries of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program today agreed on a Trade Policy Strategic Action Plan (TPSAP) to expand trade through regional cooperation.
CAREC Program Adopts Ambitious Transport, Trade, and Energy Plans
Eight countries today adopted strategy documents outlining ambitious plans to deepen regional economic cooperation in transport, trade facilitation, trade policy, and energy in Central Asia and neighboring states.
ADB President Holds Talks with Azerbaijan Leaders
The President of the Asian Development Bank, Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, met with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev to discuss wide-ranging issues including the impacts of the global financial crisis and the country's economic reforms.
ADB President to Attend Seventh Ministerial Conference on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)
Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda will attend the Seventh Ministerial Conference on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation in Baku, Azerbaijan on 20-21 November.
ADB to Help Improve Tajikistan's Power Supply
An ageing facility in Tajikistan's electricity supply network which is in danger of collapse is being rehabilitated with support from the Asian Development Bank.
ADB Supports Energy Conservation Fund for India
The Asian Development Bank is to help set up a fund that will mobilize financing for energy efficiency projects in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
ADB President Kuroda Visit to Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan
The President of the Asian Development Bank, Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, will visit the nations of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan between 18 - 21 November.
ADB Allocates $3M Grant to Expand Clean Energy Program
The Asian Development Bank is providing a $3 million grant to expand its clean energy program to involve more developing member countries.