271core BDT for wild life conservation

The World Bank would provide Tk 250 crore to Bangladesh as a grant for financing the strengthening of regional cooperation for wildlife conservation project, reports UNB.
Supported by the World Bank, the project, which is the awaiting nod of the Planning Commission, will be implemented by four countries including Bangladesh. The three other countries are India, Nepal and Bhutan.
Of the total project cost of Tk 271 crore for the Bangladesh part, the World Bank would provide Tk 250 crore.
Under the project, there will be exchange of knowledge and skills among the regional countries on wildlife conservation and management, creating opportunities for institutional management relating wildlife conservation, checking illegal trade and trafficking of wildlife as well as to protecting their habitat through a coordinated effort.
The World Bank vice president for sustainable development Inger Anderson revealed these while making a courtesy call on the State Minister for Forests and Environment Dr. Hasan Mahmud on Sunday at his office.
During the meeting, the World Bank vice president praised the State Minister for his role in the Climate Change Conference in Cancun.

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