World Bank Vice President Visits Bangladesh, Reiterates Continued Support

The World Bank’s new Vice President for South Asia, Martin Raiser, concluded his first visit to Bangladesh today and reaffirmed the World Bank’s continued support for the country’s green, resilient, and inclusive growth.   “Bangladesh is a development success story in South Asia, and the World Bank is proud of being a partner in the country’s […]

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Deutsche Bank to open representative office in Bangladesh

Deutsche Bank is expanding its global network with the launch of its first representative office in Dhaka, Bangladesh. With this new market entry, Deutsche Bank’s regional footprint in Asia Pacific will soon span 15 diverse markets. Responding to strong client demand for trade finance support in this fast-growing country, Deutsche Bank will commence operations in […]

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Bangladesh appoints new ambassador to China

“The Government has decided to appoint Ambassador Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to China. He’ll be replacing Ambassador Mahbub Uz Zaman in this capacity. A career diplomat, Ambassador Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin belongs to 13th batch of the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) – Foreign Affairs cadre. Currently he is serving […]

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PM Hasina set to visit New Delhi, India from Sept. 5 to 8

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay a State Visit to New Delhi, India from 5 to 8 September 2022. Hon’ble Prime Minister would lead a high level delegation which includes a number of Ministers, Advisers, Secretaries and senior officials of the government. […]

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Bangladesh goes tough against USD hoarders amid forex market volatility

by Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) — In an apparent bid to ease pressure on foreign exchange reserves and end volatility in the forex market, the central bank of Bangladesh has ordered the selling of extra U.S. dollars in the possession of individuals by the end of this month, an official said on Thursday. Legal […]

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World Bank Launched Youth Competition on Climate-Smart Growth as it celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with Bangladesh

The World Bank launched a youth competition, inviting solutions for climate-smart growth as Bangladesh and the World Bank commemorate 50 years of partnership. The contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students of Bangladesh.  The youth competition titled “IdeaBuzz Championship” asks willing participants to share innovative solutions on how Bangladesh can achieve climate-smart growth […]

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AIIB expands global presence

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Board of Directors has approved the establishment of an Interim Operational Hub* (the Hub), the Bank’s first overseas office. Starting with 57 founding members in 2016, AIIB now has a total of 105 members. It has developed a portfolio of 181 projects in 33 member countries with a total […]

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Specialized hospital inaugurated for locals, Rohingya refugees in SE Bangladesh

The new hospital will strengthen specialized health services, improving the lives and wellbeing of people living in the Ukhiya area, in Cox’s Bazar District. Ukhiya, Bangladesh. Dr. Md. Enamur Rahman MP, Honourable State Minister of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), inaugurated yesterday the Ukhiya Specialized Hospital. The hospital, which was constructed and equipped by UNHCR, […]

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