IFC Hopes to Spur Private-Public Partnerships in Bangladesh

The International Financial Corp. is helping link policymakers and the private sector in Bangladesh through public-private partnership initiatives that support the country’s development agenda.

IFC hosted a workshop on the benefits of public-private partnerships last week, which was attended by key Bangladeshi government officials, private companies and representatives from the World Bank. The organization said it plans to replicate the workshop in other South Asian countries, including Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Meantime, in Armenia, IFC is hosting a trade fair that it said will showcase products and services designed to help Armenian businesses improve their energy efficiency and stimulate economic growth.

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