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World Bank ready to mobilize financing...

World Bank ready to mobilize financing...

World

Thu, Aug 6 2020

At least 135 people were killed and 5,000 were injured in Tuesday’s explosion at Beirut port, which...

World Bank to finance $202mn for Bangladesh's...

World Bank to finance $202mn for Bangladesh's...

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 2 2020

Eight public modern grain storage steel silo complexes for rice and wheat will be constructed in eight...

World Bank approves $500m for Bangladesh’s...

World Bank approves $500m for Bangladesh’s...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 24 2020

To help the country realize the vision 'Digital Bangladesh,' the project will install fiber optic...

ED: Rebuilding for the future

ED: Rebuilding for the future

Editorial

Sun, Jun 21 2020

The authorities concerned must ensure that none of this money is wasted and squandered

World Bank grants Bangladesh $1 billion...

WB grants $1bn to create jobs, tackle...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jun 20 2020

The grant will also help build resilience to future crises

OP-ED: The ultimate pandemic

OP-ED: The ultimate pandemic

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Wed, Jun 17 2020

Will Covid-19 go down in history as the pandemic of denials and rich-world short-sightedness

World Bank: Pandemic drives broadest...

World Bank: Pandemic drives broadest...

World

Tue, Jun 9 2020

'The depth of the crisis will drive 70 to 100 million people into extreme poverty - worse than the...

GDP to grow 1% next fiscal, 1.6% for...

GDP to grow 1% next fiscal, 1.6% for...

Economy

Tue, Jun 9 2020

It predicts 1% growth for the next fiscal year

WB provides $35m as help for Rohingyas...

WB provides $35m as help for Rohingyas...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Jun 4 2020

The $35 million grant will go towards providing work opportunities and community services to the Rohingya...

WB calls for taking steps to expedite...

WB calls for taking steps to expedite...

Business

Wed, Jun 3 2020

The World Bank Group will be deploying up to $160 billion in financial support over 15 months to help...

OP-ED: How do we attract FDI in the...

OP-ED: How do we attract FDI in the...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Thu, May 28 2020

Covid-19 has changed the foreign direct investment game. How can Bangladesh adjust?

Covid-19 Fallout: World Bank suggests...

How Bangladesh can avoid food security...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 19 2020

Disruptions in informal trade between Bangladesh and India may have an immediate impact on food...

Rolling out the stimulus package

Rolling out the stimulus package

D2

Mon, May 4 2020

The existing pandemic and the response of the third world

Leaders warn Africa short of funds to...

Leaders warn Africa short of funds to...

World

Sat, Apr 18 2020

Africa is seen as particularly vulnerable to the disaster

India, Pakistan plan to restart some...

India, Pakistan plan to restart some...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 14 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in India was 9,152 on Monday, including 308 deaths

World Bank: GDP growth to crash to 2...

World Bank: GDP growth to crash to 2...

Business

Sun, Apr 12 2020

Coronavirus worsens inequaliPandemic to deepen poverty, South Asia’s worst performance in 40 yearsty,...

Social groups urge mass debt relief...

Social groups urge mass debt relief...

World

Tue, Apr 7 2020

The World Bank has also approved a $14 billion Covid-19 response package

Coronavirus: WB fast-tracks $100m support...

Coronavirus: WB fast-tracks $100m support...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 4 2020

The support will help upgrade health facilities manage, treat coronavirus cases

WB provides $350m grant for Rohingya,...

WB provides $350m grant for Rohingya,...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Till date, the World Bank has provided a total of $480 million in grants to enable Bangladesh to deal...

Kamal seeks WB, IMF supports to face...

Kamal seeks WB, IMF supports to face...

Business

Wed, Mar 25 2020

The finance minister makes the call while addressing a video conference with the World Bank and IMF headquarters...

World Bank approves $14bn package for...

World Bank approves $14bn package for...

Banks

Wed, Mar 18 2020

Bangladesh wants $100 million in assistance from the World Bank