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Adaptive policy suggested to end extreme...

Adaptive policy suggested to end extreme...

Business

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Bangladesh needs to be more flexible and adaptive to policy making to end extreme poverty, said discussants...

PM expects WB’s stronger role in Bangladesh’s...

PM expects WB’s stronger role in Bangladesh’s...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 17 2016

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said she expects the World Bank to play a stronger role in Bangladesh’s...

Bangladesh gets additional US $1b WB...

Bangladesh gets additional US $1b WB...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 17 2016

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group president, has announced to give additional one billion US dollar...

The ugly truth about Bangladesh’s successful...

The ugly truth about Bangladesh’s successful...

Naomi Hossain

Mon, Oct 17 2016

There might be more to development than meets the eye

Muhith: Jim's visit a great...

Muhith: Jim's visit a great...

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 16 2016

Muhith said the government expects to have fresh commitment of a $72bn as mostly soft loans from the...

Muhith hopes $75bn loan pledge from...

Muhith hopes $75bn loan pledge from...

Business

Sun, Oct 16 2016

Bangladesh’s relations with World Bank (WB) will reach a new height, with the top official of this global...

WB president due today

WB president due today

Business

Sun, Oct 16 2016

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim arrives in Dhaka today to see firsthand progress Bangladesh has...

WB president to arrive in Dhaka on...

WB president to arrive in Dhaka on...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 15 2016

"Bangladesh has had remarkable success in cutting the number of people living in poverty by almost half...

Time to end World Bank immunity

Time to end World Bank immunity

Longform

Fri, Oct 7 2016

We can sue individuals, corporations, and even governments, but why not WB?

WB retains 6.8% growth forecast

WB retains 6.8% growth forecast

Business

Tue, Oct 4 2016

The World Bank has retained its gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for Bangladesh at 6.8% in...

WB: Bangladesh has 8th highest number...

WB: Bangladesh has 8th highest number...

Business

Tue, Oct 4 2016

Bangladesh is currently the 64th poorest, out of the 154 countries, and accounted for the 8th largest...

'World Bank secretly finances Asian...

'World Bank secretly finances Asian...

Economy

Mon, Oct 3 2016

In a policy shift in 2013, the Bank said it would end virtually all support for the creation of coal-burning...

Bangladeshi made country director of...

Bangladeshi made country director of...

Business

Tue, Sep 20 2016

Junaid, a Bangladeshi national, was formerly the Chief of Staff to World Bank Group President Jim Yong...

Plan to take $600m hard loan from World...

Plan to take $600m hard loan from World...

Business

Sun, Sep 18 2016

Bangladesh plans to take a hard loan of $600m from the World Bank for a short term along with a soft...

Bangladesh to get $100m from WB to improve...

Bangladesh to get $100m from WB to improve...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 9 2016

Bangladesh yesterday signed a $100 million financing agreement with the World Bank to improve education...

WB to fund $120m for BBIN...

WB to fund $120m for BBIN...

Uncategorized

Wed, Aug 10 2016

World Bank (WB) will finance $120 million to implement the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN)...

WB-funded project trains up 3,180 unskilled...

WB-funded project trains up 3,180 unskilled...

Uncategorized

Wed, Aug 10 2016

The World Bank-funded project has so far trained 3,180 unskilled labourers to improve their livelihood...

WB supports urban poor in BD

WB supports urban poor in BD

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 1 2016

Bangladesh has signed two financing deals of $200m in total with the World Bank to improve health systems,...

$360m WB fund for Bangladesh waterways...

$360m WB fund for Bangladesh waterways...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 17 2016

The credit comes with a 38-year term, including a six-year grace period