HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks US investment in ICT, renewable energy, blue economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought US investment in country's different promising sectors such as Information and Communication Technology (ICT), renewable energy, agro-processing, blue economy, tourism and hi-tech parks. "We invite US investment in other lucrative sectors as ICT, renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile, light engineeri...

BEZA gets $20.13bn investment proposals from 153 investors

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) has received investment proposals amounting to around US$20.13 billion from 153 investors for the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar (BSMSN) in Chattogram for setting up their factories. The zones authority has already allocated over 6,000 acres of land among the investors. In BSMSN, BEZA has alrea...

Dawn Global considers Bangladesh as a prime destination for foreign investment

Dawn Global has recently announced the launch of the Asian Growth Cubs exchange traded fund (ETF), the first active thematic ETF to focus on public equities in emerging and frontier growth markets, including Bangladesh. "When people read about how well the Bangladeshi economy is doing, they now will have a way to invest into the story,” s...

Japan to invest more in Bangladesh after Covid-19: Japanese Ambassador

Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka Naoki Ito today said his country will make more investments in Bangladesh after the coronavirus situation ends. "Japan will make more investment in Bangladesh after coronavirus situation goes," he said while paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Gono Bhaban residence in the city. PM...

Bangladesh, Australia to focus more on trade, investment

Bangladesh and Australia want to expand bilateral relations with more trade, investment and cooperation in human resource development. Australian Foreign Minister Senator Marise Payne called his Bangladesh counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen recently and discussed bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest, including the Rohingya issue,...

Bangladesh and China to enhance economic ties

Bangladesh has laid emphasis on enhanced trade and investment cooperation with China amid growing interest among Chinese investors to invest in Bangladesh. "We are working very closely with the Chinese authorities to know the need of the Chinese importers," said State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam while addressing as the chief gu...

HPM Sheikh Hasina urges NRBs to invest in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the Bangladeshi engineers living abroad to make contribution to the country’s ongoing development as the ‘son of the soil’. “Non-resident Bangladeshi (NRB) engineers can play immense role in development of ICT sector, agricultural and industrial production, communication and sea r...

HPM Sheikh Hasina's 7-point proposal to promote intra-CW trade and investment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has placed a seven-point proposal to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, investment and innovation and urged the grouping to keep the trade regime open and transparent. "We should ensure that the trade regime remains open, rules-based, transparent, inclusive and fair," she said while taking part in an event titled "Co...

Bangladesh signs two MoU on PPP and air service with Singapore

Bangladesh has signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on air service and public-private partnership with Singapore. The MoU was signed on Monday at the Istana, office of the President of Singapore, in the presence of the prime ministers of both countries. The Confidential MoU on Air Services between the Government of the Peoples' Re...

Bangladesh inks five instruments with Indonesia

Bangladesh and Indonesia have signed five instruments for boosting cooperation in different sectors including trade, diplomacy, fishing and energy between the two countries.The instruments were inked in the presence of visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina after the official talks between the two c...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks more Canadian investment for rapid economic development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought more Canadian investment for mutual benefits of the two countries."We need more investment for rapid economic development and we're setting up 100 special economic zones in the country with various facilities to attract more investment and generate employment," she said.In this connection, the prime minist...

Bangladesh, Turkey sign two MoUs on economic cooperation

Dhaka and Ankara has signed two memorandum of understanding (MoUs) to strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries.The MoUs were signed following bilateral talks between the two countries at Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday in presence of the two prime ministers.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and visiting Turkish Prime Ministe...