The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has praised the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. In a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban on Tuesday, ADB Resident Director Manmohan Parkash said the praise was pouring in, said MM Imrul Kayes, Assistant Press Secretary to the Prime Minister.
Praising the Bangladesh government’s mass immunization, Manmohan said Bangladesh is one of the three Asian countries that have successfully carried out immunization programs.
Imrul said the ADB had offered সহায়তা 940 million to help Bangladesh with its immunization program.
The Prime Minister informed the ADB official that the government was giving priority to the construction of Dhaka-Barisal-Patuakhali-Payra railway line.
During the meeting, Manmohan handed over to the Prime Minister the two ADB publications: Asia’s Journey to Enrichment: Policy, Market and Technology for more than 50 years and a comprehensive development plan for the South-West Bangladesh Economic Corridor. Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office at the meeting. Tofazzal Hossain Mia was present.