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  • Bangladesh
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2014-07-17
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Borrower or Client: Department of Public Health Engineering
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  • Law and Government
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 125.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 196.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-09-29
Disclosure Date: 2017-03-27
Third Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project

Project Description
This project will provide investment funds to 30 municipalities based on their performance in governance according to standards. The project will institute governance and infrastructure changes in these towns with an aim at making them model towns of the country. The project will publicize application of governance performance criteria linked with fund allocation to all class-A municipalities in the country.
Investment Description
This project is funded by: OPEC Fund for International Development: US$ 40.00 million ADB: US$ 125 million
Contact Information
Department of Public Health Engineering DPHE Bhaban, 14 Shaheed Captain Mansur Ali Sarani, Kakrail Dhaka, Bangladesh Local Government Engineering Department SSWRDSP@LGED.ORG LGED Bhaban (Level 6), Agargaon Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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