Asian Development Bank and Bangladesh: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2021

ADB adjusted program its program priorities in Bangladesh to help overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and other development challenges.

The Asian Development Bank has been supporting Bangladesh since 1973 and established its first field office in Dhaka in 1982. ADB is preparing a new country partnership strategy for 2021–2025, aligning with the Government of Bangladesh’s Eighth Five Year Plan (FY2021–FY2025).

During 2021–2023, ADB has a pipeline of 30 firm projects worth $5.9 billion and 27 standby projects worth $5.2 billion for Bangladesh. The technical assistance program for 2021–2023 includes 39 projects worth about $52 million (including cofinancing).

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB funds and products
  • Bangladesh

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