AIIB's board approved its first four deals worth $509 million on Friday, with three projects co-financed with the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the United Kingdom Department for International Development and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) was chosen to represent the UAE in the AIIB, as well as coordinate and manage projects implemented through this partnership. On the third day of his visit here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made the offer while addressing the Board of Governors Session of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the bank headquartered here.
Asked whether any projects have been identified for financing in India, Jaitley told media here he will speak on the subject tomorrow.
Former British Treasury minister Danny Alexander is one of the vice-presidents in the bank, which has China, India and Russian Federation as the biggest shareholders.
AIIB was officially established late a year ago with authorised capital of $ 100 billion. In the same month, China became an EBRD shareholder country. India is the second largest shareholder with 7.5 per cent followed by Russian Federation with 5.93 per cent and Germany with 4.5 per cent.
Mr Jin said the bank "is committed to working together with the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and other organisations on the initiative to formulate quantitative targets for high-quality infrastructure investment".
UK: Queen's birthday celebrations to end with street party
The government has said millions of Britons are expected to join the occasion at local street parties across the country. Greeting the cheering crowd, The Duchess dazzled alongside Prince William and her husband The Duke of Cambridge.
The three other approved loans are a $ 216.5 million loan for Indonesia, $ 165 million loans for a Bangladesh project - the first batch of loan for the country from the China-led development bank and a $ 27.5 million loan for Tajikistan.
The project will supplement the bank's development partner efforts by providing additional financial resources to connect more rural and urban consumers, further reduce distribution losses, and improve the quality and reliability of power supply in Bangladesh, said the statement.
The bank's Vice President and Chief Investment Officer DJ Pandian welcomed the new investments.
The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a special fund to support members for project preparations.
Microcephaly is a birth defect marked by small head size that can cause severe developmental problems in babies. The panel on research and development of products to combat Zika was "sobering", said Dr.
As information began trickling out, Trump took to Twitter to say he was "praying" for the victims and their families. And either one is unacceptable, No. 1, and No. 2, calling on another gun ban, I mean, this man has no clue.
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Plant and Page, however, said Wolfe was a songwriter for hire and, therefore, had no claim to copyright.
The NHL is preparing to announce it has chosen Las Vegas to join the league as an expansion team, according to published reports. Foley hasn't indicated what he might call his new franchise, but most believe it will be the Las Vegas Black Knights.
Wales are second in Group B , one point behind leaders England, but firmly in contention for a historic place in the last 16. Allen knows well that in addition to passage through the group stage, this is an opportunity for a little payback.
The US forces were earlier accompanying the Afghan special forces only when it was needed, according to the US officials said. The U.S. strategy was to instead help Afghanistan build its own air force to provide close-air support.
When she realized that she'd jumped up to the No. 2 spot of the world rankings, Henderson said it was "pretty cool news". The carts were loaded up with Henderson and her caddie, sister Brittany, and Ko and her caddie, respectively.
However, Barros said the World Health Organization's call for pregnant women not to travel to Brazil is "a reasonable measure". The WHO issued an updated guideline this week also urging all women in Zika-affected areas to consider delaying pregnancy .
Others, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, called Trump's comments wrong and inappropriate. That is not the case with Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk who withdrew his endorsement of Trump .
Perriman has not been counted out for the season just yet, but that seems to be the most likely scenario for him. It still is rough from time to time, but I'm steady getting through it, pushing through it and keeping faith".
He looked nearly unstoppable despite Raonic's five aces, hitting three of his own and losing five service points the entire set. The second set was a completely different story, as Raonic raced out to a 3-0 lead after breaking Murray's first service game.
Still, oil output in Canada is expected to ramp up this month after wildfires fade, with normal production forecast by mid-July. In the previous week to 7 June, Genscape reported a drawdown of 299,058 barrels at Cushing.
With Marlin and Nemo relegated to supporting roles this time around, it's up to the new characters to shine, and boy, do they. The new characters blend beautifully with the ones from the first film and add some humor to the plot.
However, the league made a decision to defer action on a second application for a franchise by a group in Quebec City, Canada. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman , right, and Bill Foley attend a news conference Wednesday, June 22, 2016 , in Las Vegas .
Obama's comments came in a written statement issued by the White House while the president was traveling in California. Trump, in Scotland on Friday to reopen a golf resort, said Obama was partly to blame for the British outcome.
As oil prices plummeted, so did the country's foreign currency earnings, meaning there was less cash to pay for imports. Companies have suffered from the crisis, being forced onto the black market to pay for imports of goods and equipment.
Director Gary Ross has a short but impressive resume with PLEASANTVILLE , SEABISCUIT , AND THE HUNGER GAMES . Their number increases to a size Knight can call an army, and soon he is leading a war within the war.
Ryan called for decorum but could scarcely be heard over Democrats chanting "no bill, no break!" to demand action on guns. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., has been using Snapchat since the sit-in began to interview Democrats about why they're protesting.
It's incredibly environment-friendly and just proves that renewable technology is the future of energy consumption. The pilot described the flight as one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.
Malloy said the Supreme Court decision means that gun-safety legislation works and is constitutionally clear. The court's decision, contained in a lengthy listing of cases accepted and denied , is not a total surprise.
Meanwhile, others are already focusing exclusively on down-ticket races, or the 2020 race, or even leaning toward Hillary Clinton. He said he expected Trump to get the Republican nomination, but added that he would not vote for either Trump or Clinton.
He said four alligators were taken from the water overnight, but officials found no evidence they were involved. The search also included the gruesome task of killing and cutting open alligators as they searched for the boy.
Mateen was an armed guard at a gated retirement community, and had worked for the global security firm G4S for nine years. Meanwhile, maybe it's worth taking a long, hard look at whether Siddique Mateen should remain in the U.S. any longer.
Ever since, the countries have been in a state of "neither war nor peace", says the BBC's Ethiopia correspondent Emmanuel Igunza. Eritrea won independence from Ethiopia in 1991 after three decades of war, but returned to battle in 1998-2000.