It is reported that China will provide USD 10 billion funds for ICT development in Bangladesh by 2030. In 2017, China officially agreed to develop ICT infrastructure in Bangladesh. The China-backed development of national ICT infra-network for Bangladesh government Phase III, known as Info-Sarkar, is about to complete soon. Out of the total estimated cost […]

The newly built Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center, located on the outskirt of Dhaka, was inaugurated in October 2021. The exhibition center, built on 26 acres of land, has been completed amid the outbreak and impact of COVID-19. The center is comprised of two exhibition halls with the capacity to feature over 800 stalls. The […]

BRI has been playing a significant role in Bangladesh’s socio-economic development. It has helped to promote quality education for locals. Under BRI, the increased number of Chinese scholarships (8,000) has contributed to the remittance inflows to Bangladesh. Since the launch of BRI, a significant increase in Bangladeshi students in Chinese universities has been observed over […]

The government of China and Bangladesh, in 2016, signed an MoU to set up a Chinese Economic and Industrial Zone (CEIZ) in Anwara Upazila in Chittagong. With an existing area of 781 acres, it is reported the CEIZ, a government to government initiative, is expected to be operational in three years ahead. Initially, the Bangladesh […]

The Bangladesh Power System Upgrade and Expansion project is a successful example of China-Bangladesh cooperation under BRI. The project, costing around USD 165 million, has benefited over 7 million locals. The project helped provide over 2.5 million locals (in rural) areas with electricity connections. Sourcehttp://www.china.org.cn/opinion/2019-09/29/content_75257537.htmhttps://www.aiib.org/en/projects/details/2019/approved/Bangladesh-Power-System-Upgrade-and-Expansion.htmlhttps://www.adb.org/projects/49423-004/main

Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (WASA) and Hydro China cooperation, in November 2014, agreed to build Dasherkandi Sewage Treatment Plant in Bangladesh. The construction of the project, funded by the Export-Import Bank of China, started in August 2018. It includes sewage treatment plants, pumping stations and a sewage pipe network with a sewage treatment capacity […]

In March 2017, the Chinese government agreed to provide RMB 300 million in grant funding for the construction of the 8th Bangladesh-China friendship bridge. The 1400 meters long bridge will be built on the Kocha river in Southern Bangladesh. It will accelerate the movement of people and goods between the Barisal and Khulna divisions. The […]

The government of Bangladesh, in 2010, invited China to develop and modernize the Chittagong Port. At that time, Bangladesh planned to develop the port and raise its bulk cargo handling capacity at an estimated cost of USD 8.7 billion. China pledged USD 9 billion for the transformation of the port. Later in 2019, Bangladesh granted […]

The government of Bangladesh and China signed MoU to develop three components of the Payra Deep Seaport in 2016. This is the third-largest port in the country, strategically located in the Patuakhali region on the banks of the Bay of Bengal. Two Chinese companies China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and China State Engineering and Construction […]