The new World Bank vice president for
South Asia, Isabel Guerrero is now visiting Bangladesh and met with Bangladesh
finance adviser AB Mirza Azizul Islam.
The World Bank has pledged assistance to
Bangladesh in implementing the current fiscal budget.
This first phase assistance will be provided for the
government's food security programs for the 2008-09 fiscal year.
Ms. Guerrero said to reporters that World Bank would
continue its assistance in ensuring food security, as well as extending
assistance in tackling the effects of climate change.
Zahurul Alam has more on the story.