Remittance-reliant Bangladesh up-skilling young workforce, especially women

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Sheuli Akter

Remittance-reliant Bangladesh has launched a new program for up-skilling the country’s millions of young workforce, especially women, to enhance job opportunities, expand economic base and boost income.

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CPEC and the Regional Re-alignment

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Sabena Siddiqi

China and Pakistan started the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project in 2015, it is China’s largest investment in any foreign country to date and promises to be a game-changer for the entire region.

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Economic diversification, job skills can help accelerate growth in Bangladesh – ADB

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Sheuli Akter

Improved infrastructure and a more diversified economy can help Bangladesh increase economic growth, create meaningful jobs, and enhance the country’s structural transformation as a thriving middle-income economy, say two new Asian Development Bank (ADB) reports.

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Millions of rural Bangladesh enterprises gain access to credit as ADB makes USD 200 million available

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Sheuli Akter

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $200 million in loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in rural Bangladesh to help them gain access to medium-to long-term credit.

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ADB congratulates the opening of China-led AIIB development bank

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Sheuli Akter

On the occasion of the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) with its official launching in Beijing, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has sent his congratulations to the AIIB founding members, Jin Liqun, who was just officially made the first president of AIIB, and the staff of the multilateral secretariat who have been preparing the establishment of this new institution.

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Bangladesh to get $205 million ADB loan to improve power supply

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Sheuli Akter

The Bangladeshi government has signed a $205 million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for increasing access to a reliable supply of electricity and improving efficiency and capacity of power systems in Bangladesh.

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ADB Bangladesh project to improve rural livelihoods

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Sheuli Akter

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladeshi government have signed a $45 million loan agreement to expand a water resources management project in the country’s southwest region to improve agriculture and fisheries production, as well as the livelihoods of residents.

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