Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa and Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan today discussed the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Armenia and ADB’s operations in the country.
“COVID-19 has hit all countries including Armenia and continues to pose an unprecedented health and economic challenge,” said Mr. Asakawa. “ADB remains fully committed to supporting Armenia in these challenging times and stands ready to provide financial assistance and policy advice as needed.”
Mr. Asakawa and Mr. Pashinyan discussed ADB’s ongoing support for Armenia including projects in health, education, energy, transport, urban development, and disaster risk reduction. They also discussed stepping up private sector engagement in the country in priority areas such as infrastructure and social sectors. More information can be found in the News Release.