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Nepal and ADB

ADB's country partnership strategy for Nepal considers development challenges in a federal system, the strategic objectives and priorities of the government, the activities of other development partners in the country, and the best use of the bank’s limited resources.

26 May 2020 | News Release

ADB Approves $250 Million Support for Nepal's COVID-19 Response

ADB today approved a $250 million concessional loan to help the Government of Nepal fund its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes measures to strengthen the country’s public health systems and mitigate the...

29 Apr 2020 | News Release

ADB President, Nepal Finance Minister Discuss Support for COVID-19 Response

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa and Nepal Finance Minister and ADB Governor Yuba Raj Khatiwada today discussed ADB’s support to Nepal in its fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

03 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

Nepal's Economy to Slow in FY2020

Nepal’s economy is anticipated to grow by 5.3% in fiscal year FY2020, down from 7.1% a year earlier, according to the Asian Development Outlook 2020, ADB's annual flagship economic publication. 

17 Feb 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Registers Record Disbursement for Nepal

ADB achieved a record disbursement of $323.7 million for development projects in Nepal in 2019.


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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

30 Mar 2019 | Speech

Investing in Nepal: Experience Sharing - Shixin Chen

Keynote Address by Shixin Chen, Vice President (Operations 1), Asian Development Bank at Nepal Investment Summit 2019 on 30 March 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal

29 Mar 2019 | Speech

Remarks at Nepal Investment Summit 2019: Inaugural Session - Shixin Chen

Remarks by Shixin Chen, Vice President (Operations 1), Asian Development Bank at Nepal Investment Summit 2019 – Inaugural Session on 29 March 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal


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