President Mohammed Shahabuddin on Saturday said Bangladesh and Mauritius may establish cooperation in tourism, education, IT and ICT, blue economy, agriculture, manpower and air connectivity areas.
Shahabuddin said when visiting President of Mauritius Prithvirajsing Roopun paid a courtesy call on him at Bangabhaban in the afternoon.
During the meeting, the presidents of the two countries discussed various aspects of mutual relations. They emphasized government and private visits to boost trade and investment.
Saying different types of passenger cargo ships are manufactured in Bangladesh, the President urged Mauritius to import ships from Bangladesh.
Besides, the President said Bangladesh has a lot of skilled - semi-skilled manpower. Mauritius can utilize this manpower for economic development.
He thanked the government of Mauritius for naming a road after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib in Plaine Verte in honor of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh.
Mentioning various steps of development and progress of Bangladesh, the President said Bangladesh is now considered as the model country of development.
Shahabuddin also called for investing in special economic zones and hi-tech parks.
President of Mauritius Prithvirajsing Roopun praised the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.
He said Bangladesh and Mauritius will benefit if both countries work together in tourism, education, IT and ICT, blue economy, agriculture manpower and air connectivity areas.
He also said he will encourage investors of his country to invest in Bangladesh in the mentioned areas.
Secretaries concerned to the President were also present during the meeting.