The Country Director of the World Bank in Bangladesh Fredrick T Temple has criticised the mess in school, college and madrasah education in Bangladesh. He said that several thousands of these institutions are practically non - functional. Mr Temple also mentioned that there is corruption in the education system in Bangladesh. He met the Finance Minister M Saifur Rahman on Wednesday and said that World Bank will only provide One Hundred Fifty Million Dollars of loan to Bangladesh if the educational situation in Bangladesh improves. Mr Rahman agreed that the education in Bangladesh is not in a good shape.
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