ADB assures Bangladesh of continued support
Asian Development Bank President H Kuroda Thursday assured Bangladesh of the Bank's continued support for infrastructure and power and energy sector development.
He also appreciated the performance of the caretaker government for its various reforms in political, administrative and economic sectors.
The ADB President's appreciation came during a courtesy call on Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed at Congress Center on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum meeting.
"I'm greatly impressed with your government's performance, particularly the reforms brought about in governance and economic sectors," he said.
Foreign Adviser Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, CA's Press secretary Syed Fahim Munaim and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Debapriya Bhattacharya were present at the meeting.
The chief adviser sought ADB's support for the construction of the proposed Padma Bridge as well as cooperation in the power and energy sectors.
The ADB chief said the banks would look into it and hoped that big countries will also come forward to finance these sectors.