Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

WB-IMF meeting praises Bangladesh’s success in economic recovery

The Spring Meeting of the World Bank (WB)-International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2022 praised Bangladesh for  successful implementation of its policy to face Covid-19 pandemic and economic recovery from its impact.

The meeting was held on April 17-24 in Washington DC, USA and an 11 members delegation led by Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir attended the meeting, said a press release.

The delegation includes Alternative Executive Director of the World Bank Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Senior Secretary of the Finance Division Abdur Rauf Talukder, Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States M Shahidul Islam and Secretary of the Economic Relations Division Fatima Yasin.

The Bangladesh delegation met the Vice-President of the World Bank, IFC and MIGA, and the IMF delegation. The team also took part in different bilateral seminars.

They also met delegations of the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD), Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) and Asia and Pacific Department (APD).

At the meeting, everyone praised Bangladesh for its policy to face the Covid-19 pandemic and economic recovery.

The meeting discussed the World Bank's pipeline projects. It was requested to come forward to provide guarantee for foreign investment in the economic zones to be established in Bangladesh.