(AFP) - Armenia has become the 64th member of the Asian Development Bank, the Manila-based bank said Tuesday.
Armenia's membership became effective on September 20 upon completion of all formalities, the ADB said in a statement.
Armenia has subscribed to 10,557 shares of the bank's capital stock. ADB's authorized capital stock is 3,509,728 shares equivalent to $51.6 billion.
Established in 1966, the ADB last year approved loans and technical assistance totaling $5.3 billion and $196.6 million respectively.