Friday, 29 September, 2023

StanChart holds discussion on Japan-Bangladesh ties

StanChart holds discussion on Japan-Bangladesh ties
Standard Chartered Bangladesh Chief Executive Officer Naser Ezaz Bijoy poses for a photo with the participants of a panel discussion programme in the capital recently.

Standard Chartered has organised a panel discussion programme focusing on how to transform Japan-Bangladesh bilateral ties into a strategic partnership.

Standard Chartered, Japan-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (JBCCI), Japanese Commerce and Industry Association in Dhaka (JCIAD, Shoo-Koo-Kai), and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) arranged the recently.

The event brought senior stakeholders from the private sector, chambers of commerce, think tanks, and government together to discuss and contribute to a shared roadmap focusing on the Japan-Bangladesh business ties, according to a press release.

The establishment of a strategic partnership between Bangladesh and Japan builds upon their decades-long friendship, aiming to enhance economic cooperation and foster growth.

The event placed an emphasis on driving collaboration across the board to facilitate the development and progress of infrastructure, trade, investment flows, and sustainable finance.

As one of the largest foreign investors in Bangladesh, Standard Chartered has been playing a leading role in attracting and facilitating foreign trade and investment.

Speaking at the event, Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bangladesh, said, "Japan and Bangladesh’s partnership involves a huge element of trust and confidence that has been built over time through our people-to-people connections as well as a journey of economic prosperity that both the countries have taken together."