Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Bangladesh this week. His visit will get billions of dollars from China as credit in 30 years, a media report said.
"Advance assentions of a record sum will be marked," the State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan said in front of Xi's state visit that is booked for October 14.
In spite of the fact that Mannan did not make open the aggregate sum of credit, a senior authority of the back service demonstrated that the sum could be in the locale of $ 40 billion, bdnews24.com reported.
Xi's visit, in front of the eighth BRICS summit in Goa from October 15-16, will be a "turning point," Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou said in Beijing.
Amid his stay in Dhaka, Xi will approach President Abdul Hamid and hold converses with Prime Minister Sheik Hasina.
Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang at a workshop as of late said the visit would take the Dhaka-Beijing relations to " new statures".
Bangladesh is expecting China as an accomplice of its base advancement.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam said China communicated its readiness in regards to developing the credits in the wake of understanding the "conceivable outcomes" that lie in Bangladesh.
"We require enormous credits now for huge frameworks keeping in mind the end goal to manufacture a created Bangladesh inside 2041," previous Bangladesh Bank senator Muhammad Farashuddin said.
No less than 21 extends on correspondence, control, fuel, data innovation, businesses and advancement of expectations for everyday comforts are being talked about for Chinese backing.
Those incorporate four each on railroads and street transport and power divisions, five on enhancing standard of life, two on enterprises, and one each on fuel and Industrial Chemical Technologies (ICT).
Of these undertakings, the assessed advance to seek the Padma Bridge rail connect venture is $ 2.57 billion, Dhaka—Chittagong railroad extend USD 3.03 billion, Dhaka—Ashulia hoisted freeway $ 1.39 billion, Sitakunda—Cox's Bazar marine drive road and waterfront security extend $ 2.85 billion and four—path Dhaka—Sylhet thruway extend $ 1.6 billion.
The ICT extend that is liable to get $ 1 billion credit from China is about setting up advanced network.
Xi's visit to Bangladesh is viewed as noteworthy as it is occurring following 30 years. In March 1986, then Chinese president Li Xiannian had gone to the nation.