WB approves $200m for Bangladesh to access safe water
26 September 2020, 12:13
70pc contractors complete projects late
According to a recent report of World Bank (WB), around 70 per cent of the contractors in Bangladesh cannot complete the projects on time.
3 September 2020, 16:14
Mr. Finance Minister, balance the sum please
The experts considered the GDP growth a tall tale, especially because of the 'magic' in the first eight and half months of the fiscal year that apparently upturned all the negative effects on an ...
28 August 2020, 2:28
Corruption crosses all bounds in govt procurement
Corruption in government procurement has taken a dreadful turn. After Tk 6,000 pillows, Tk 2.7 million curtains, and medical books at 16 times extra price, this time there are allegation of huge ...
26 August 2020, 11:52
Livestock and Dairy Development Project
Equipment prices fixed abnormally high
The Livestock and Dairy Development Project is being implemented at a cost of Tk 42.80 billion (Tk 4,280 crore).
23 August 2020, 14:25
COVID-19 fallout: Govt set to borrow huge in three fiscal years
The government has planned to borrow Tk 5714.5 billion from various sources from home and abroad over the next three fiscal years, including the running one
7 August 2020, 8:29
Bangladesh gets $202m World Bank loan for food security
World Bank has approved $202 million in additional financing for the Modern Food Storage Facilities Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves by ...
2 August 2020, 8:24
WB approves $500m to help Bangladesh’s road connectivity
The World Bank has approved $500 million to help Bangladesh improve road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor covering four western districts
24 June 2020, 5:08
WB provides Bangladesh over US$ 1b to create quality jobs
The World Bank has approved $1.05 billion for three projects to help Bangladesh create quality jobs and accelerate economic recovery from the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, pandemic as well as ...
20 June 2020, 7:25
‘No timely action plan in budget to overcome crisis’
We thought this year’s budget would not be a routine one. We expected an action plan to overcome the crisis. But we didn’t get it.
15 June 2020, 12:54