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  • World Bank Projects

    WB-Funded Projects/Programmes 2016-20: Only half the targets met

    Bangladesh could achieve only a little more than half of the targets set by the World Bank Group for 84 projects and programmes in the last four years, says a draft performance review report of the World Bank Group.

  • World Bank Women Index 2020

    Bangladesh falls two notches

    Bangladesh has moved two notches up in the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law 2020 study but the country still has a long way to go in creating opportunities for them in employment and entrepreneurship.

  • Bangladesh 2nd fastest growing economy in South Asia: WB

    Bangladesh’s economy is forecasting to grow faster than all countries in South Asia except Bhutan in the current fiscal year, World Bank says.

  • One in three graduates unemployed

    Graduates struggle to find jobs, with more than a third of them remaining unemployed one or two years after graduation, said the World Bank in its latest report -- a damning evidence of the poor state of the country’s education system.

  • Bangladesh increase GDP growth

    WB to help Bangladesh accelerate double-digit growth

    World Bank (WB) is ready to help Bangladesh increase growth to double digit and it would provide all kinds of support for this, newly-appointed World Bank country director for Bangladesh and Bhutan says.