Tipu urges ADB for more cooperation


DHAKA, Jan 29, 2019 (BSS) – Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today urged the
Asian Development Bank (ADB) to increase cooperation in implementing the
development works in Bangladesh.

The minister made the call while ADB Country Director in Bangladesh
Manmohan Parkash met him at his secretariat office here.

Mentioning that Bangladesh is now able to implement mega project
successfully, he said development work is being finished on time and
Bangladesh has become a role model of development globally.

Expressing his hope that ADB’s cooperation would increase further in
future, Tipu Munshi said Bangladesh would graduate from LDC’s in 2014 and
turn into a developed country by 2041.

Commerce Secretary M Mofizul Islam, its Additional Secretary M Shafikul
Islam and WTO Director General Munir Chowdhury were present.