South Korean Ambassador Lee Jang-keun has said Bangladesh is an attractive investment destination for Korea, and Korean companies will find more opportunities as the Government of Bangladesh makes strenuous efforts to improve business environment by removing obstacles.
He also expressed his sincere hope that the future of Bangladesh- Korea relations “Looks very bright and it will get bright” with diversified success stories.
The Korean envoy in his speech highlighted that Bangladesh and Korea enjoy friendly relations since the establishment of their diplomatic relations when the Korea recognised newly independent Bangladesh on May 12 in 1972. The year 2021, marks the 49th anniversary of Korea’s recognition of Bangladesh.
He mentioned that during the past five decades, the relationship between two countries has expanded and developed on every field of cooperation.
Since the early 1980s, he said Korea has been the leading foreign investor in the RMG sector of Bangladesh. Korea continued to hold its position as a major foreign investor in Bangladesh.
“Slow but steadily, more and more Korean companies started investing in different potential areas like Electronics, automobiles, and ICTs,” he said.
Major General Md. Emdadul Bari, Director General of BIISS, delivered the welcome address and Ambassador M. Fazlul Karim, Chairman, BIISS, presided over the session and delivered the concluding remarks.