Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has slashed its annual development program for this fiscal year by 15 percent to 220 billion taka (USD 3.18 billion) because of hefty loan repayments and poor aid inflows, officials said Jan. 30. The decision to cut the ADP was taken early this week at a meeting chaired by Mirza Azizul Islam, finance and planning adviser to the interim authority, officials said. (Reuters)

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