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  • Bangladesh
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: FI
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Board Decision Date: 2013-10-17
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Borrower or Client: Ministry of Finance
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  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 110.00 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): $ 375.50 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: 2017-09-08
Disclosure Date: 2017-03-22
Second Public-Private Infrastructure Development Facility

Project Description
This project finances a second series of loans for medium to large-sized infrastructure projects led by Infrastructure Development Company Limited and private sector actors. It also expands the Solar Home System to households typically in off-grid areas.
Investment Description
The funding for this project is broken down as follows: ADB: US$ 110 million Japan International Cooperation Agency: US$ 96 million World Bank: US$ 99.50 million There are two components within this loan. The first directly loans US$ 100 million to companies for infrastructure projects; the second amount of US$ 10 million is routed through Infrastructure Development Company Limited to organizations participating in the Solar Home System program.
Contact Information
Ministry of Finance Economic Relations Division (ERD), MOF 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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