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BIDA discusses summit plans with business leaders

Mar 11, 2021

BIDA discusses summit plans with business leaders

A preparatory meeting is held in the presence of Private Industry and Investment Adviser to HPM

BIDA has held talks with private sector representatives as part of its ongoing efforts to organize an international investment summit this year.

The summit seeks to commemorate the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth centennial ‘Mujib Borsho’ by further propelling the phenomenal growth of the Bangladesh economy.

A preparatory meeting was held in the presence of Private Industry and Investment Adviser to HPM Salman Fazlur Rahman MP and BIDA Executive Chairman Md. Sirazul Islam at BIDA’s Agargaon office on Mar 11.

The meeting was attended by representatives of various multilateral and bilateral chambers including Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), who shared ideas on effective ways of reaching out to potential investors and hosting them in Bangladesh. They also provided feedback on countries and sectors that had been targeted for the summit. Representatives of Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA), Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA), Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA), Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) were present. 

The two-day summit, which is set to showcase economic resilience and competitiveness and sectoral investment opportunities, will be inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The IFC is co-organizing the summit with BIDA and providing technical support. The effort to include associate partners is continuing.

 

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