BEPZA seeks more Japanese investment

Staff Correspondent

25 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) has sought assistance from Japan Embassy and JETRO (Japan External Trade Organisation) to attract more Japanese investment in the EPZs as well as BEPZA Economic Zone.

Member (Investment Promotion) of BEPZA Md. Mahmudul Hossain Khan made the call during the visit of a-seven member delegation of JETRO and Japan Embassy.

Minister and Deputy Chief of Japan Embassy, Bangladesh Yamaya Hiroyuki on Tuesday led the delegation at BEPZA Complex in the city.

BEPZA, Japan Embassy and JETRO are working regularly on how to make the EPZs as well as Bangladesh a more attractive destination for Japanese investors by resolving different problems in operating business.

In continuation of this, the meeting was held with BEPZA. The Japanese delegates reviewed the progress of decisions of the previous meetings.

BEPZA and the delegates discussed on various issues relating to mutual interest. The delegates thanked BEPZA for implementing the decisions taken on the previous meetings such as round use of container, removal of service charge for using generator etc.

They hoped that BEPZA would work positively to solve the problems, which are yet to implement.

BEPZA requested to Japanese government for arranging higher-level training skill development for the young employees of BEPZA during this time.

Among others, Country Representative of JETRO Yuji Ando, First Secretary of Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh Yamamoto Akira, Advisor of Embassy Ozaki So, Secretary of BEPZA Md. Zakir Hossain Chowdhury, were present during the meeting.