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Asian Development Bank

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. It was founded in 1966 with 31 members states and has now grown to include 63.

The headquarters is at 6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

ADB has offices (http://www.adb.org/About/field.asp) around the world.

The bank is led by a President, who is always from Japan and appointed by the Japanese government. The current President is Haruhiko Kuroda.

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Notable projects of the ADB

Member states

Asian and Pacific region

Afghanistan (1966)
Australia (1966)
Azerbaidzhan (1999)
Bangladesh (1973)
Bhutan (1982)
Cambodia (1966)
People's Republic of China (1986)
Cook Islands (1976)
Fiji (1970)
Hong Kong, China (1969)
India (1966)
Indonesia (1966)
Japan (1966)
Kazakhstan (1994)
Kiribati (1974)
Kyrgyz Republic (1994)
Lao PDR (1966)
Malaysia (1966)
Maldives (1978)
Marshall Islands (1990)
Micronesia (1990)
Mongolia (1991)
Myanmar (1973)
Nauru (1991)
Nepal (1966)
New Zealand (1966)
Pakistan (1966)
Palau (2003)
Papua New Guinea (1971)
Philippines (1966)
Samoa (1966)
Singapore (1966)
Solomon Islands (1973)
South Korea (1966)
Sri Lanka (1966)
Taipei, China (Taiwan) (1966)
Tajikistan (1998)
Thailand (1966)
Timor-Leste (2002)
Tonga (1972)
Turkmenistan (2000)
Tuvalu (1993)
Uzbekistan (1995)
Vanuatu (1981)
Vietnam (1966)

Other regions

Austria (1966)
Belgium (1966)
Canada (1966)
Denmark (1966)
Finland (1966)
France (1970)
Germany (1966)
Italy (1966)
Luxembourg (2003)
Netherlands (1966)
Norway (1966)
Portugal (2002)
Spain (1986)
Sweden (1966)
Switzerland (1967)
Turkey (1991)
United Kingdom (1966)
United States (1966)

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