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World will see a new Bangladesh within 5 years: Japanese Ambassador Ito Naoki

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  • 23rd December, 2020 05:28:19 PM
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World will see a new Bangladesh within 5 years: Japanese Ambassador Ito Naoki
Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir accords a floral reception to Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka Ito Naoki

*World to see new Bangladesh within 5yrs

*Bangladesh to be placed on par with Singapore

*Matarbari power, seaport, metro rail projects to be catalysts for development

*Bangladesh has taken U-turn overcoming corona pandemic

*Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s apt leadership deserves the credit   

The world will see a new Bangladesh within the five years for setting an example of unprecedented development.

Citing the third terminal of Dhaka airport, Matarbari seaport and metro rail projects, he said Bangladesh will be placed on par with Singapore after constructions of the projects are over.

This was said by Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka Ito Naoki during his courtesy call on Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir.  The meeting took place at Sayem Sobhan Anvir’s residence at Bashundhara Residential Area in Baridhara of the capital Dhaka on Wednesday.

Bangladesh Pratidin Editor and News24 TV CEO Naem Nizam, Kaler Kantho Editor Imdadul Haq Milon, Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury, News24 Head of News Rahul Raha, Banglanews24 Editor Jewel Mazhar,  Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Vice-President and Bashundhara Kings President Imrul Hassan and Bashundhara Group Media Advisor Mohammad Abu Tayeb were present on the occasion.

Bangladesh will get new attire epitomising rare socioeconomic development following construction of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Matarbari power plant, deep seaport and Metrorail projects, said Japanese envoy, adding the deep seaport will add a new dimension to the maritime port operations. The projects are also contributing to private sector development.

Naoki recalled Japanese Economic Zone being constructed on 1,000 acres of land in Araihazar upazila on the outskirts of Dhaka. Several largest business conglomerate of Japan are going to invest in the economic zone.

Lauding Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for skillfully handling coronavirus, he said Bangladesh has taken a U-turn surmounting the impediments caused by the pandemic.

Economic development coupled with unprecedented physical infrastructures herald the efficient leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he added.