“Avail lucrative opportunities,” PM to British investors



Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday invited the investors of the United Kingdom (UK) to be part of the developmental journey of Bangladesh by investing in a host of lucrative sectors.
“… energy, renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile, light engineering, agro-processing, blue economy, tourism, knowledge based hi-tech industries, ICT are awaiting foreign investment, and British investors can choose any of these and beyond,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina also urged the expatriate Bangladeshi to come in Bangladesh partnering with British Investors, saying, ” You will get all opportunities, and if any barrier, I will be there to see it.”

The premier was addressing the inauguration ceremony of “Bangladesh Investment Summit 2021: Building Sustainable Growth Partnerships and Roadshow” at Churchill Hall, Queen Elizabeth Center in London, BSS reports.

She joined the event virtually from her place of residence here.

Besides, prerecorded video messages of Prince Charles and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson were played at the event.

British Minister of State for Trade Policy Penny Mordaunt also spoke at the programme.

Sheikh Hasina also offered exclusive economic zones where companies of a specific country can invest, adding, “ the UK investors can take one such a zone for themselves.”

As many as 100 Economic Zones and 28 High-Tech Parks are being made ready for overseas  and domestic investments, she said.

Referring to demographic dividend, she said they focus on developing skilled manpower so that the investors get skilled human resources at competitive wages.

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