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ADB operations in Maldives support efforts to enhance energy efficiency, improve urban infrastructure and services, develop MSMEs, and strengthen the capacities of the government in program and portfolio management.

12 Aug 2020 | News Release

ADB Approves $73 Million Package to Develop Waste-to-Energy Facility in Maldives

ADB has approved a $73.39 million concessional loan and grant to the Government of Maldives to develop a waste treatment facility using waste-to-energy (WTE) technology and disposal infrastructure for the Greater Malé region...

20 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides Additional Assistance to Maldives to Combat COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional $1 million grant to Maldives from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) to further support the government’s emergency response to the coronavirus disease... 

01 Jul 2020 | News Release

ADB President, Maldives Finance Minister Discuss COVID-19 Response

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa and Maldives Finance Minister and ADB Governor Ibrahim Ameer today discussed ADB’s support to the country in mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Jun 2020 | News Release

ADB Approves $50 Million Support for Maldives' COVID-19 Response

ADB today approved a $25 million concessional loan and a $25 million grant to help the Government of Maldives fund its response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. 


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16 Sep 2020 | Speech

15th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers - Shixin Chen

Speech by Shixin Chen, ADB Vice President (Operations 1) at the 15th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers, 16 September 2020

24 Mar 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Leverage development experience to beat COVID-19

COVID-19 is uncharted territory but development professionals bring a wealth of experience from past crises to rebuild lives, livelihoods, and economies. 

02 Aug 2019 | Op-Ed / Opinion

How South Asia can continue as world’s fastest growing subregion - Lei Lei Song

Since 2014, South Asia has been the fastest growing subregion in the world, with its eight economies collectively boasting average annual growth of 7.0%.

02 May 2019 | Speech

13th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers - Shixin Chen

Speech by Shixin Chen, ADB Vice President (Operations 1), at the 13th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers on 2 May 2019 in Nadi, Fiji


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