ADB in South Asia

ADB works with 6 developing member countries to help build resilience against economic shocks, deliver sustainable services, and promote inclusive and sustainable growth.

In the Spotlight


South Asia Developing Member Countries

ADB's Work in South Asia

"I am glad that strategic inputs from [Sherpa and Finance tracking working groups] supported by ADB contributed to shaping the G20 Leaders’ Declaration. I look forward to leading the ADB team in South Asia and continuing dialogues on climate change, tomorrow’s cities, energy transition, the nexus of climate and health, and women's empowerment."

Director General Takeo Konishi

Takeo Konishi
Director General, South Asia Regional Department


What is SASEC?

The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program brings together Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in a project-based partnership that aims to promote regional prosperity, improve economic opportunities, and build a better quality of life for the people of the subregion.

 

Data: South Asia

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

ADB’s COVID-19 response consists of a $20 billion package announced in April 2020 and the $9 billion Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX) announced in December 2020.

 

ADB Projects in South Asia View all projects

 
 

Experts

Takeo Konishi
Takeo Konishi

Director General

Contact

South Asia Department (SARD)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Metro Manila, Philippines

Tel +63 2 6324444
Fax +63 2 6362444

Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM)

Plot E-31, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh GPO Box No. 2100

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday)

Bhutan Resident Mission (BHRM)

2nd Floor, Royal Textile Academy Building, Norzin Lam, Chhubachhu, Thimphu - 11001

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

India Resident Mission (INRM)

4 San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021 India

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

South Asia Department (SARD)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Metro Manila, Philippines

Tel +63 2 6324444
Fax +63 2 6362444

Nepal Resident Mission (NRM)

Metro Park Building, Lazimpat, Ward No. 2, P.O. Box 5017, Kathmandu, Nepal

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Sri Lanka Resident Mission (SLRM)

23, Independence Avenue Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel +94 11 4455455 / 2674499
Fax +94 11 4455499 / 11-2674488
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