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Armenia and ADB

ADB's country partnership strategy for Armenia will encourage technological modernization and innovation, an improved business environment, private sector investment, and inclusive growth.

15 Jan 2021 | News from Country Offices

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

The Asian Development Bank has appointed Eugene Zhukov as Director General of its Central and West Asia Regional Department, effective immediately.

16 Sep 2020 | News from Country Offices

Prime Minister of Armenia Attends Opening of ADB-Supported Seismically Safe School

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan yesterday attended the opening of Basic School No. 153 named after Rafael Ishkhanyan a newly renovated and seismically-safe school in Yerevan, Armenia, supported by ADB. 

17 Aug 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Approves $750,000 Technical Assistance to Develop Distance Education Platform in Armenia

ADB has approved a grant-financed $750,000 Knowledge and Support Technical Assistance project to help Armenia improve resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic and other disasters by developing and operationalizing a distance education platform.

06 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB, Armeconombank Sign $15 Million Loan to Increase Lending for Women-Led Businesses

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Armeconombank OJSC (AEB)  have signed a  $15 million loan to support lending to women-entrepreneurs owning micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Armenia, specifically in areas...


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04 Nov 2020 | Asian Development Blog

In Central Asia, COVID-19 response demands improved regional cooperation

By working together with countries to make sound socioeconomic development strategies, multilateral financial institutions can contribute substantially to the fight against the pandemic.

08 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

In Central Asia, a Soviet-era electricity network could power future energy sharing

With expanding regional cooperation and a readily available platform, the building blocks are in place for Central Asia to achieve energy security, resilience and economic competitiveness.

05 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Countries in Central and West Asia must avoid a COVID-19 race to the bottom

Governments in Central and West Asia must commit to reforms and get them right, or face a downward spiral. The costs of the crisis are already obvious in rising deficits and debt. There is no room for complacency.

17 Sep 2020 | Speech

CAREC - Regional Cooperation in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Way Forward - Shixin Chen

Opening remarks by Shixin Chen. ADB Vice President (Operations 1) at the CAREC - Regional Cooperation in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Way Forward session, 17 September 2020


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