‘ADB is ready to assist if Bangladesh wants’


Dhaka, Feb 28: Visiting Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao said they are ready to give their financial assistance for implementing the mega projects undertaken by the Bangladesh government if the country seeks.The ADB president made the comment while replying to a query of journalists at its Agargaon office in Dhaka on Wednesday noon.

Responding to another question, Takehiko Nakao said they will provide financial aid on Rohingya issue if the Bangladesh government wants.

Mentioning that the ADB has been working with Bangladesh for its socioeconomic development since 1973, Takehiko Nakao said they are ready to assist for further economic uplift of the country.

“We’re keen to work with Bangladesh in power, transport and other sectors,” he said.

The ADB president urged the Bangladesh government to create investment-friendly environment so that foreign investors are interested to invest here in Bangladesh.