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World Bank to commit $2B to Covid vaccines...

WB to give $2B for vaccines in developing...

World

Sat, Apr 10 2021

The $2 billion is part of a pool of some $12 billion that the World Bank has made available overall for...

Bangladesh seeks $500m budget aid from...

Bangladesh seeks $500m budget aid from...

Bangladesh

Tue, Apr 6 2021

The assistance will be used to address the economic fallout caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, says the...

World Bank revises climate policy but...

World Bank revises climate policy

World

Thu, Apr 1 2021

The new climate plan is not final and must still be approved by the bank’s board

World Bank is conservative about Bangladesh’s...

World Bank is conservative about Bangladesh’s...

Economy

Thu, Apr 1 2021

Growth could very well be 3.6 per cent, which is much lower than the government’s target of 8.2...

World Bank: Bangladesh can expect 3.6%...

WB: Bangladesh can expect 3.6% GDP growth...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 31 2021

It also forecast that the country’s GDP growth will be at 5.1% and 6.2% in 2021-22 and 2022-23...

World Bank approves $250m to create...

WB clears $250m for jobs, Covid...

Development

Sat, Mar 27 2021

With this program, the World Bank’s total financing to the Programmatic Jobs Development Policy...

Bangladesh’s project to digitise procurement...

WB: Bangladesh’s project to digitise...

Business

Wed, Mar 24 2021

The project aims to promote transparency, accountability, and efficiency in public procurement by enabling...

World Bank approves $500 million to...

WB grants $500m to vaccinate 54m...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 19 2021

The financing aims to help Bangladesh procure safe and effective vaccines, expand vaccine storage facilities,...

World Bank approves $200 million to...

WB approves $200 million to help Dhaka...

Uncategorized

Wed, Mar 17 2021

Mercy Tembon said the project will support both groups of workers to overcome structural barriers to...

World Bank helps Bangladesh improve...

WB helps Bangladesh improve agricultural...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 10 2021

The project will help increase the incomes of 170,000 poor people who are vulnerable to climate...

Large ministries and divisions to be...

More entities coming under e-GP with...

Business

Mon, Feb 8 2021

The Washington-based multilateral lender, which has been helping the government to improve public procurement...

World Bank okays $40 million to help...

WB okays $40m to help Bangladesh expand...

Bangladesh

Sun, Feb 7 2021

The financing will help strengthen the emergency procurement procedures and develop a roadmap for sustainable...

World Bank lends Bangladesh $500m to...

WB gives $500m to improve road...

Business

Mon, Feb 1 2021

The project will create about 1.3 million day works for local rural people in civil works

UN report: Bangladesh’s economic growth...

'Bangladesh’s economic growth dropped...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The UN forecasts 4.7% global economic growth in 2021

Kamal: Bangladesh economy is in good...

Kamal: Bangladesh economy is in good...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 6 2021

The finance minister dismisses World Bank report that predicts Bangladesh’s GDP growth to be 1.6%...

World Bank: Covid-19 could push 72 million...

72m children at risk of ‘learning...

World

Thu, Dec 3 2020

This generation of students at risk of losing about 10 trillion dollars in future lifetime earnings,...

Govt inks $100m grant deal with WB to...

Govt inks $100m grant deal with WB

Business

Thu, Nov 19 2020

Md Shahabuddin Patwary, Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division and Mercy Tembon signed the...

PM: Experts fear sharp rise in Covid-19...

PM: Experts fear sharp rise in Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Wed, Nov 18 2020

The government has taken massive preparations to face it

World Bank: Nations must work together...

‘Nations must work together to reverse...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Due to Covid-19, 88-115 million people are likely to face extreme poverty in 2020 

World Bank forecasts 8% surge in remittance...

World Bank forecasts 8% surge in remittance...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 31 2020

Despite the pandemic inducing a global economic shutdown the remittance flow remain unaffected

UN, WB urge school openings amid...

UN, WB urge school openings

World

Thu, Oct 29 2020

It is essential to invest immediately in school systems to reduce the widening gap between the education...