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BB creates $240m fund for SME sector dev

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DHAKA - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has created a US$240 million refinancing fund for providing loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) at low interest.

"Asian Development Bank (ADB) will contribute $200 million, while the government will provide the rest $40 million to the fund," said a BB senior official here today.

Under the refinance scheme, banks and Financial Institutions (FIs) can provide maximum 90 percent of the total project cost and borrower will have to bear the rest of the cost...
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UN urges Myanmar to end attacks against Rohingya

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UNITED NATIONS, United States - UN member-states on Thursday urged Myanmar authorities to end a military campaign against the Muslim Rohingya in a resolution adopted despite opposition from China, Russia and some regional neighbours.

The General Assembly's human rights committee overwhelmingly...
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Two new leather industrial estates will be set up in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

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DHAKA - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today announced to establish two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi divisions for further flourishing the leather sector.

"We will set up two new leather industry estates -- one in Chittagong division and other in Rajshahi division --...
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ADB to give $260m for infrastructure dev

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DHAKA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$260 million to Bangladesh for sustaining and increasing its investments in infrastructures, particularly financing public-private partnership (PPP) projects as well as renewable energy interventions.

"Like earlier, the ADB fund will...
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President receives credentials of three envoys

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DHAKA - President M Abdul Hamid sought enhanced trade and investment ties with Sudan, Tajikistan, and Trinidad & Tobago by exploring unexploited areas as newly appointed envoys of the three countries presented their credentials to him at Bangabhaban here today.

The President also stressed...
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