Given the significant financing gap to meet the needs of developing countries and achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals*, governments, multilaterals and other development partners are increasingly looking to the private sector to help fill this gap.
In 1997, when Dr. Fouzel Kabir Khan became the CEO of Bangladesh’s newly inaugurated Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), he wasn’t at all sure the new venture would work out—particularly after he heard that his counterpart in Pakistan was now in jail.
News Release No. 2011/01
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