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Nordic countries eye large projects in key sectors

Nov 05, 2020

Nordic countries eye large projects in key sectors

Nordic countries are eyeing a stronger trade and economic partnership with Bangladesh.

H.E. Ambassador of Denmark Winnie Estrup Petersen, HE Ambassador of Sweden Alexandra Berg Von Linde and H.E. Ambassador of Norway Espen Rikter-Svendsen conveyed the message during a meeting with BIDA chief Md. Sirazul Islam on Nov 3.

During the meeting, they discussed Bangladesh's investment climate, services provided during Covid-19 and future plans of the country.

Swedish businesses are interested in Bangladesh’s agriculture and food industry, said H.E. Swedish Ambassador Alexandra Berg von Linde. Bangladesh has a large market and the people’s purchasing power people is increasing day by day.  

Norway has a big investment in Bangladesh's telecommunications sector and is interested in large investments in green technology, solar energy, jute, and jute products here, said H.E. Norwegian Ambassador Espen Rikter-Svendsen. H.E. Danish Ambassador Winnie Estrup Petersen also spoke of her country’s interest in increasing investments in Bangladesh.

 

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