WB approves $560m for power supply, microenterprises in Bangladesh

World Bank has approved $560 million for two projects in Bangladesh to improve power supply and help microenterprises become environmentally sustainable.

The $450 million Enhancement and Strengthening of Power Transmission Network in Eastern Region Project will expand the electricity transmission network in the eastern region, covering the greater Comilla and Noakhali and part of the greater Chittagong, WB said in a press release yesterday.