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Request for Inspection: Jamuna Bridge Project (Credit 2569-BD)

CONTACT: Eduardo G. Abbott

Telephone: (202) 452-5200

WASHINGTON, D.C. September 24, 1996. The Inspection Panel yesterday received from the Management of IDA its response to the Request for Inspection filed in relation to the Jamuna Bridge Project in Bangladesh.

In accordance with IDA Resolution 93-6, the Panel will on or before October 23, 1996 make its recommendation to the IDA Board of Executive Directors on whether or not the alleged omissions and failures in the preparation and initial implementation of the above-referenced project claimed in the Request should be investigated.

Copies of this release are available at the Bank's Public Information Center (Tel: (202) 458-5454) and on INTERNET through Inspection Panel: address: http//