The World Bank has approved a $200 million loan to help improve primary healthcare services and prevent mosquito-borne diseases like dengue in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh and the World Bank today signed a $300 million financing agreement to equip about 900,000 economically disengaged rural youths with skills and alternative education needed for employment and entrepreneurship
The leaders at the Paris summit recognised the urgent need for a massive expansion of official development financing from the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
The World Bank has launched a $1.03 billion inter-country connectivity project in the South Asia region that will lead to an increase in national income by over 16 percent in Bangladesh.
“We stand ready to redouble our support under our new country strategy and accelerated implementation of our large existing portfolio,” said Martin Raiser.
New World Bank President Ajay Banga says
Bangladesh and the World Bank today signed two financing agreements in this regard
The country has been seeing a worsening plastic waste problem over the last decade and a half, and recently, a small step has been taken towards possible mitigation.
Bangladesh will get $4.9 billion in loan from the World Bank for a dozen projects in the next fiscal year, given that those are ready on time for implementation as stipulated by the global lender.