DCCI invites Dutch investment in BangladeshUnited News of Bangladesh . Dhaka
The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry president M Sabur Khan on Thursday invited the Dutch investors to invest in pharmaceuticals, ceramics, light engineering, plastic, and agriculture sector of Bangladesh.
‘Bangladesh government provides various incentives and packages to the foreign investors. Dutch businessmen can invest in Bangladesh enjoying the facilities provided by our government,’ he told a business discussion in the city.
The DCCI president also urged the Dutch investors to invest in hydro-power generation, renewable energy, windmill, infrastructure, tourism, communication, agriculture, and agro-based sector of Bangladesh.
Embassy of the Netherlands in Dhaka and Nynrode Business University jointly organised the discussion at the DCCI with the visiting Dutch agro-food and water trade mission.
Members of the Netherlands water and agro-food mission were present in the meeting. The main objective of the mission is to identify business opportunities for Dutch business and innovation in the agro-food and water industries.
The Dutch delegation members informed that the Netherlands is working in the development of Bangladesh’s water management and they will promote the advancement of international water law, contribute development and technical assistance, and in capacity building and trainings in controlling flood.
Besides, the Netherlands will give technical assistance to Bangladesh’s agriculture, food processing and food security, they said.
Former president of DCCI and chairman of Business Initiative Leading Development Asif Ibrahim made a detailed presentation on the activities of BUILD while DCCI senior vice-president Nessar Maksud Khan presented a paper on the investment potential of Bangladesh.
Both of them invited the Dutch investment in Bangladesh.
From the Dutch delegation executive director of World Faith Frank Frekericks and CFO of YGAP Sean Hanley also presented papers on CSR and social business.
DCCI vice-president Absar Karim Chowdhury, directors Khairul Majid Mahmud, Abdus Salam and M Shoaib Choudhury, BoI executive member Khairul Anam, and economic and commercial adviser of the Netherlands embassy Monnujan Khanam were also present.
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