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PRESS RELEASE

Statement on Padma Bridge Project by Ellen Goldstein: December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012



"The External Panel of internationally-recognized anti-corruption experts will issue a report assessing the adequacy of the Anti-Corruption Commission's investigation once they have had an opportunity to fully review and discuss the First Information Report (FIR). Decisions by the World Bank regarding future project financing and implementation of Padma bridge project would depend on the outcome of the External Panel's assessment."

- Ellen Goldstein, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh and Nepal

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