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    ADB to lend $170m to reform capital market in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:15pm on February 15, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank will provide second tranche loan of $170 million to conclude the third capital market development programme (CMDP) in Bangladesh. ‘ADB’s long-term...

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    New ADB president takes office

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:05pm on January 19, 2020

    Masatsugu Asakawa assumed office as the 10th president of the Asian Development Bank on Friday, said a press release. Asakawa succeeds Takehiko Nakao, who stepped...

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    ADB to support health care PPP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on December 10, 2019

    The Asian Development Bank and the government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly promote public-private partnership projects in the country’s health...

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    Asakawa elected ADB president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43pm on December 02, 2019

    Masatsugu Asakawa has been elected president of the Asian Development Bank by its board of governors. The ADB said on Monday that Asakawa, a former...

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    ADB to raise lending rates for wealthier member states

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    The Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday it would raise lending rates for high-income countries beginning 2021 to boost its reserves and expand its lending...

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    Mustafa Kamal seeks ADB cooperation for Rohingya repatriation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on October 14, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said that they sought cooperation from the Asian Development Bank for repatriating Rohingyas to their homeland in Rakhine...

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    World Bank projects growth to fall to 7.2pc, in contrast to government, ADB forecast

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2019

    The World Bank on Thursday projected that Bangladesh economy would grow by 7.2 per cent in the current fiscal year of 2019-2020, much lower than...

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    ADB sticks to 8pc Bangladesh growth projection

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on September 25, 2019

    Asian Development Bank on Wednesday projected Bangladesh economy would grow by 8 per cent in the current 2019-2020 fiscal year, 0.2 percentage points lower than...

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    ADB for completing projects on time, within budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:50am on September 23, 2019

    Asian Development Bank country director in Bangladesh Manmohan Parkash on Sunday urged the government officials to complete ADB-funded projects on time, within budget and with...

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    Foreigners roaming with briefcases to lend us money: Mannan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 12:33am on September 22, 2019

    Mentioning that the World Bank, ADB, IMF, JICA and China want to lend billions of dollars credit to Bangladesh, planning minister MA Mannan said thousands...