World Bank (WB) Executive Director Aparna Subramani on Monday said Bangladesh is on the strong development trajectory with achieving progress in various development arenas, including socioeconomic index.
“I wish the people of Bangladesh all the best in their development trajectory. Hope to continue to represent Bangladesh the best of my ability,” she told journalists after meeting Finance Minister AMA Muhith at the Secretariat.
About World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s visit to Bangladesh, she said the WB President has already assured Bangladesh of continuing its supports for development.
“Bangladesh is the largest fund recipient among the International Development Association (IDA) member countries. The uses of the fund in Bangladesh are very good,” she added.
Aparna said the World Bank has recently approved US$ 480 million as grant to support the Rohingyas.
“The grant will give under several projects. One of the projects on health has already been approved. The other projects are in pipeline,” she added.