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ADB will provide an additional $30 million loan to the Government of Nepal to scale up the upgrading of the Gautam Buddha Airport (GBA) in Bhairahawa into an international airport with higher air safety standards.

The governments of Japan, United Kingdom (UK), and the United States (US) will continue their support for improving and maintaining Afghanistan’s key roads, power plants, and other infrastructure by providing an additional $286 million to the Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund.

The central province of Anhui in the People’s Republic of China will become better connected to coastal industrial hubs with a $200 million loan from ADB to improve roads, upgrade the Shuiyang River channel, and build a new intermodal port.

ADB and the Papua New Guinea Government today signed two loans to fund improvements to the Highlands region road network and air services in Papua New Guinea.

Work begins today to upgrade and rehabilitate the Ringgi Wharf on Kolombangara Island in Western Province. The wharf is one of four wharves to be improved under the Domestic Maritime Support Project which is financed by the Solomon Islands Government, ADB, the Australian Government, and the New Zealand Aid Programme.

ADB will continue to play a prominent role in Pacific region transport infrastructure investment, while supporting efforts to expand capacity as well as institutional and policy reform, according to the organization’s latest Pacific Transport Update 2013.

ADB and the Government of India today signed a $125.2 million loan that will continue upgrading roads in the Northeastern region of India.

ADB and the Government of India today signed a $130 million loan to help India improve rail services along some of its busiest and most critical freight and passenger transport routes.

ADB and the Government of India today signed a $275 million loan to continue improving rural roads in the states of Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal.

On 31 January 2014, ADB's Board of Directors agreed to bring the GMS: Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia Project into full compliance with its safeguard policies following a report by ADB's Compliance Review Panel.