‘Bangladesh an attractive place for investment’

Published : 26 Sep 2021 08:07 PM | Updated : 27 Sep 2021 04:31 PM

Bangladesh as the No.1 country in terms of per capita income and all human development indexes in South Asia is poised for more attractive and fruitful investment, especially Chinese investment,” said State Minister for Planning, Dr. Shamsul Alam.

State Minister was addressing a webinar on “Chinese Investment – Prospects & Challenges in Bangladesh,” organized by Bangladesh China Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCCI) on Sunday.

In the speech as Chief Guest Dr Shamsul Alam also underscored the need of expanding the horizon of Chinese investment in Bangladesh, raising the present 400 companies operating in Bangladesh in comparison to 600 Japanese companies keeping in consideration of the volume and growing intensity of investment cooperation from the Government and people of China. 

With advanced technology, human skills, congenial infrastructure and investment friendly atmosphere, he said, “Bangladesh could become the leading investment destination of Chinese investment.”  

The keynote paper was presented by Dr, Md. Rakibul Islam, and Associate Professor of the Department of Management Information Systems, Dhaka University.

Mohsina Yasmin, Executive Member, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority(BIDA), Mahbub Uz Zanan Ambassador of Bangladesh to China were the special guests at the Webinar, participated as discussants by Md. Mazadul Hoque, Economic Analyst, Dr M. Abu Eusuf, Professor of Dhaka University & Director of RAPID, MS Siddiqui Legal Economist & Co-Convener of Bangladesh Columnists Forum. 

On behalf of BCCCI the Webinar was attended Gazi Golam Mortuza, President of BCCCI and vote of thanks offered by ATM Azizul Akil David, Senior Vice President of BCCCI.

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