Bangladesh invites France to invest in SEZs, energy sectors

BDApparelNews Desk
28 February 2019  

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Bangladesh has invited France to invest in Bangladesh’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen handed out the invitation while meeting “France-South East Asia” the inter-parliamentary friendship group headed by the Senator and President Jacky Deromedi, at his ministry office on February 28, 2019, says an official press note.

During talks, Minister Momen appreciated the existing excellent mutual understanding between the two countries on important issues like climate change and peacekeeping.

He also urged the French businessmen and investors to invest in Bangladesh’s energy, infrastructure and other sectors. He also called upon the delegation to convey to businessmen that demographic dividend and attractive packages are being offered in the country’s 100 Special Economic Zones.

The French inter-parliamentary delegation appreciated the impressive development in Bangladesh and expressed their interest to organise a business forum within French parliament, engaging the French business community, where Bangladesh could showcase the huge economic and business opportunities that currently exist.

The other members of the delegation are Jerome Durian, president of the Bangladesh sub-group, Simon Sutour, senator of Gard Region, and Anne Laure Saint-Dizier, executive and secretary of the Senate House.

The group covers six ASEAN countries - Burma/Myanmar, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Bangladesh.