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WB approves $12B for COVID-19 vaccines

INTERNATIONAL DESK: The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved an envelope of $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, tests, and treatments for their citizens. The

Bangladesh to overtake India in per capita GDP

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: Bangladesh is set to overtake India in terms of per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2020-21, BSS reports. According to International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, India’s per capita GDP

We must prioritise a green Covid recovery: PM

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed climate change and pandemics as common threats to mankind, saying that these should unite all in working towards a common solution that ensures a cleaner, greener and safer world, BSS