IMF, Bangladesh reach preliminary deal for $4.5B in loans


              FILE- A Bangladeshi woman uses a traditional hand fan as she assists her daughter in her studies during a power cut at their home in Pilkhana area, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. The International Monetary Fund reached a preliminary agreement on Wednesday, Nov. 9, with Bangladesh to provide $4.5 billion to help the country weather disruptions caused by the war in Ukraine and manage risks from climate change. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu, File)
            
              FILE- An employee of a fuel station fills petrol in a vehicle in the Paribagh area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sept.21, 2022. The International Monetary Fund reached a preliminary agreement on Wednesday, Nov. 9, with Bangladesh to provide $4.5 billion to help the country weather disruptions caused by the war in Ukraine and manage risks from climate change. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu, File)