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WB’s $250m loan for generating jobs,...

WB’s $250m loan for generating jobs,...

Business

Wed, Jan 9 2019

The program will support reforms to help Bangladesh create jobs sustainably by adapting to the rapidly...

World Bank's Kim to join Global Infrastructure...

World Bank's Kim to join Global Infrastructure...

World

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Kim resigned more than three years before his term ends in 2022 amid differences with the Trump...

Modi plans job quotas for less well-off...

Modi plans job quotas for less well-off...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

In 2017, the average income in India was $1,939.60, according to the World Bank

World Bank's Kim abruptly resigns to...

World Bank's Kim abruptly resigns to...

World

Tue, Jan 8 2019

Kim would join a private-sector firm

World Bank approves $250m for quality...

WB approves $250m for quality jobs in...

Development

Thu, Dec 13 2018

The development operation policy was approved on Thursday

World Bank: Bangladesh ninth in remittances...

World Bank: Bangladesh ninth in remittances...

Business

Mon, Dec 10 2018

The global lender estimates that remittances to developing countries will increase by 10.8% to reach...

World Bank approves $500m to boost livestock...

World Bank approves $500m to boost livestock...

Agriculture

Sun, Dec 9 2018

It aims to meet Bangladesh’s growing demand for dairy products

World Bank to provide $525m to improve...

World Bank to provide $525m to improve...

Business

Fri, Dec 7 2018

The $425 million “Operation for Supporting Rural Bridges Program” will improve connectivity...

Meeting on World Bank’s Higher Education...

Meeting on World Bank’s Higher Education...

Education

Mon, Nov 19 2018

Project HEAT is envisaged to invest $200 million for a range of developments in higher education in Bangladesh...

World Bank, Canada to provide $25m grant...

$150 million loan for Bangladesh’s forest...

Business

Mon, Nov 5 2018

As part of the project, around 2,000 teachers and instructors will be recruited

WB to provide $175m to Bangladesh for...

WB to provide $175m to Bangladesh for...

Development

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The World Bank will also provide an additional $25m for the education of Rohingya children and...

Bangladesh, WB sign $300m financing...

Bangladesh, WB sign $300m financing...

Development

Sun, Oct 28 2018

About 6.5m poor, vulnerable people to benefit, says WB

World Bank approves $425m to improve...

World Bank approves $425m to improve...

Nation

Fri, Oct 26 2018

In addition to creating job opportunities for locals, the program will also generate employment for about...

WB to provide $240 mn to improve Coastal...

WB to provide $240 mn to improve Coastal...

Business

Thu, Oct 25 2018

World Bank financing will aim to expand coastal and marine fisheries with the goal of further increasing...

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia...

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia...

World

Sun, Oct 14 2018

A 7.5-magnitude quake and a resulting tsunami tore through Palu city on Sulawesi island on September...

World Bank: 41% of the country’s ‘improved’...

World Bank: 41% of the country’s ‘improved’...

Health & Wellness

Fri, Oct 12 2018

According to the report, the water quality of Bangladesh is poor even though 98% of people have access...

World Bank launches 'human capital'...

World Bank launches 'human capital'...

World

Thu, Oct 11 2018

The bank’s “Human Capital Index,” showed poor African countries fared the worst in...

WB to provide $515m to develop fisheries,...

WB to provide $515m to develop fisheries,...

Development

Sat, Oct 6 2018

The $515 million projects include help for the Cox’s Bazar local community hosting Rohingyas

Bangladesh on the up

Bangladesh on the up

Editorial

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Removing institutional barriers to doing business would free up the private sector

WB for action plan to fix ailing banking...

WB for action plan to fix ailing banking...

Business

Tue, Oct 2 2018

For the first time since FY2011, Bangladesh faces a deficit in the overall balance of payments, putting...

FY19: World Bank projects 7% growth...

FY19: World Bank projects 7% growth...

Economy

Tue, Oct 2 2018

The projection comes from the World Bank’s, ‘Bangladesh Development Update: Powering the...