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Sri Lanka and ADB

While assisting the country in its socioeconomic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, ADB will continue to support Sri Lanka’s sustainable and inclusive development in the long term.

Sri Lanka: Opportunities

Procurement Plans

For ADB-financed projects, ADB's Procurement Guidelines and Guidelines for the Use of Consultants require borrowers to prepare and publish Procurement Plans once the financing of a project has been approved. The Procurement Plan captures all major goods, works and consulting services procurement that is either ongoing or expected to take place in the following 18 months.

Tenders

The latest procurement and consulting notices, as well as contracts awarded, can be found in the Projects & Tenders section.

International Staff Vacancies (Headquarters and Country Offices)

ADB recruits its International Staff from its member countries. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to internationally recruited staff. Women are encouraged to apply.

National and Administrative Staff Vacancies

ADB recruits its National and Administrative Staff from interested applicants residing in the duty station country. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to locally recruited staff.

Scholarship Program

The Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program offers about 150 postgraduate scholarships a year for studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions.

The general public is advised to be aware of recruitment scams using the name of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Read more.

Latest on Sri Lanka

$150 Million Loan to Help Sri Lanka Purchase COVID-19 Vaccines

08 Jul 2021 | News Release

$150 Million Loan to Help Sri Lanka Purchase COVID-19 Vaccines

The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan of $150 million for Sri Lanka to purchase vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and improve vaccination information, delivery, and monitoring systems.

It’s time to stem the tide of women’s under-employment

13 Jan 2020 | Blog Entry

It’s time to stem the tide of women’s under-employment

In Sri Lanka, efforts need to be made to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for girls to support their employment potential.

How can Sri Lanka recover from COVID-19? By Promoting Integrated Rural Development - Kenichi Yokoyama

13 Oct 2021 | Op-Ed / Opinion

How can Sri Lanka recover from COVID-19? By Promoting Integrated Rural Development - Kenichi Yokoyama

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world.

ADB Meets Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa

06 Oct 2021 | News Release

ADB Meets Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Director General for South Asia Kenichi Yokoyama yesterday met with Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to express ADB’s support for the country’s development and its coronavirus...