Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Int’l Investment Summit begins today

Int’l Investment Summit begins today

Two-day International Investment Summit, 2021 will begin at a city hotel today (Sunday), aiming to promote Bangladesh as an attractive Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) destination and highlight different opportunities for private investors.

The slogan of the summit has been selected as "Bangladesh Discover Limitless Opportunities" marking Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, said Md. Sirajul Islam, executive chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), reports UNB.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with inaugurate the summit virtually while ministers, domestic and foreign delegations, experts in the sector will join physically.

All preparations have been completed, Sirajul Islam said.

BIDA will organize the summit in association with Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (Beza),

 Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (Bepza), Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA), Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA), Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and Foreign Investors' Chamber Of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Representatives of the government and investors from different countries, including the USA, the United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirate, India, Turkey, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Netherlands are expected to take part in the summit.

Local policymakers, investors and economists will also participate in the summit, the BIDA chairman added.

The BIDA chief said there will be a string of sessions where potential of 11 prospective sectors will be thoroughly analyzed by the policymakers and experts.

There will be one technical session on the second day, he added.