The Japan Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JBCCI) today underscored the need for more support from the government to increase Japanese investment in the country, reports BSS.
The chamber highlighted this at its Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) and welcome lunch at a hotel in the city, said a press release.
Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Naoki Ito and New Minister of the Japan Embassy in Dhaka Hiroyuki Yamaya, Deputy Secretary of BEZA Hasan Arif, JBCCI President Yuji Ando, JBCCI Executive Director AKM Moazzem Hussain, Adviser to the Board of JBCCI Akhtaruzzaman and JBCCI General Secretary Tareq Rafi Bhuiyan (Jun), among others, were present. In his speech, Naoki Ito emphasized on the improvement business facilities to increase the numbers of Japanese companies in Bangladesh.
Akhtaruzzaman emphasised on increasing the collaboration between the government and private sector to make business-friendly environment in the country.
He said JBCCI was formed to enhance the trade and investment relations between Bangladesh and Japan. “I hope, JBCCI will play more active roles to enhance the relationship,” he added. Currently, around 305 Japanese companies are operating in the country.