KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The government has signed an agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) on receiving a concessional loan of some Rs 21 billion and grants of some Rs 700 million.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday signed a concessional loan agreement for the implementation of Rural Connectivity Project-Additional Financing.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Former President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Haruhiko Kuroda, has said Nepal could make the economy stronger through mobilization of its human capital and maximum utilization of natural resources.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given the green light for a concessional loan of $100 million (equivalent to 13.29 billion Nepalese rupees) aimed at bolstering Nepal's financial management.

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: Nepal Bank Limited has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) under ADB’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (ADB TSCFP). The program supports international trade and development by providing loans and guarantees to address the need for trade financing.

MANILA, Aug 25: Soaring food and fuel prices and the coronavirus pandemic pushed nearly 70 million more people in developing Asia into extreme poverty last year, the Asian Development Bank said in a report released Thursday.

BUTWAL, July 8: Siddharthnagar Municipality in Rupandehi is set to receive assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the construction of a 26.5 km stretch of road.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted Nepal a loan of 50 million US dollars (approximately Rs 6.6 billion). The loan has been sanctioned to support the policy reforms aimed at enhancing Nepal's internal and external trade.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Bagmati Province is projected to achieve the least economic growth rate in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has estimated Nepali economy to grow by 4.1 percent in the current fiscal year, lower than earlier estimation of 5.8 percent.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 13: The Biratnagar Metropolitan City (BMC) has begun a feasibility study in a bid to seek a long term resolution to the inundation problem here. The study began with the assistance of Asian Development Bank.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma and Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Ashok Lavasa held discussions on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that Nepal should improve its partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) further in order to take domestic products to the international market. Minister Sharma made the statement during a virtual meeting with ADB Executive Director Dr Wan Farisan on Friday.

ADB provides Rs 7.08 billion in loan

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KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided a loan assistance of about Rs 7.08 billion for the improvement and modernization of Nepal's electricity system. A bilateral agreement for the loan assistance was signed at the Ministry of Finance on Friday by Finance Secretary Madhukumar Marasini and ADB Country Director Arnaud Cauchois.

Growth projection lowered citing longer than anticipated period to contain coronavirus

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $3 million grant from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) in a bid to support Nepal in its fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Nepal today conducted a tripartite portfolio review meeting of ADB-supported projects in the country.

ADB to lend US$ 600m to Nepal

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KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to lend an estimated amount between US$ 500 to 600 million during 2020-2024 under its new 5-year Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: It turns out that the cash flow problem, which the Italian contractor Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna claimed to be the prime reason behind the delay in tunnel works and head works of Melamchi Water Supply project, was its own creation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN) has blamed the government and development partner Asian Development Bank for denying Nepali contractors’ participation in at least two mega-billion road projects.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Asian Development Bank has agreed to provide US$ 150 million as development assistance for two projects. One of these projects consists concessional loan of US$ 130 million for Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project and the other project consists of additional loan financing of US$ 20 million for SASEC Power System Expansion Project.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A senior official of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said that improvement in project implementation performance is key to Nepal for getting more funds for development.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said improving project implementation performance is the key to Nepal getting more funds for development.

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PAANCHTHAR, Oct 15: The personal details of 46,000 people have been collected so far for the distribution of National Identity Cards (NIC) which will be a first in Nepal's history. The Home Ministry is planning to conduct the first level distribution of NICs within mid-November.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to provide a loan of 180 million US dollars to support improvements to Nepal’s East–West Highway, the country’s main domestic and international trade route also known as the Mahendra Highway.

ISLAMABAD, Sept 21: With only nine months left in closing of the project, Pakistan has not yet taken a final decision on the cancellation of a $400 million loan, which the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has extended for installation of smart electricity meters, due to divergent views of the concerned ministries.