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World Bank delaying decision to fund road safety project: Quader

Obaidul Quader, Road Transport and Bridges Minister, said today that the World Bank delayed its decision to finance Bangladesh’s road safety project despite repeatedly expressing an interest. The World Bank delayed financing the road safety project after it expressed interest several times. He said that if they don't arrive, Bangladesh will finance the project." He was inauguration nine bridges in the Dhaka area. According to a World Bank report, Bangladesh must invest approximately US $7.8 billion in the next 10 years to reduce road accidents deaths by half. Quader directed the concerned authorities to speed up the work on roads, bridges and tunnels throughout the country, and compensate for any delays caused by Covid-19. The minister stated that a revolution will occur in the communications sector throughout the country when the under-construction projects are complete. The Awami League general Secretary stated that the next general elections will be held at the same time as