Dhaka, April 25 -- Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) Group celebrated 10 years of development partnership with Bangladesh, taking its position as the fifth top partner, contributing €1.8 billion towards the nation's progress and resilience.

On this occasion, French Ambassador to Bangladesh Marie Masdupuy, at a reception in a Dhaka city hotel on Thursday, said AFD has become most impressive partner of Bangladesh among other countries as its activities are swiftest in the country among worldwide.

The French development bank is one of the first banks focused on climate change issues in Bangladesh.

A new adaptation-based investment project will be endorsed soon by Bangladesh leaders, focusing on loss and damage, she said, addin...