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Wales investors are keen to do business in Bangladesh

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Published: 21:52, 1 December 2022  
Wales investors are keen to do business in Bangladesh

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Visiting Executive Chair of Chambers Wales and leader of the delegation Paul Slevin said on Thursday that Bangladesh has recently achieved a tremendous prospect in the infrastructure sector.

“Now it is time for action and execution as we are serious about business. UK investors are keen to do partnerships here in Bangladesh with their state-of-the-art, intellect, knowledge and skills to help Bangladesh for its journey towards being a developed nation,” he said.

He made the remark during a business networking meeting between Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a 10-member business delegation from Chambers Wales at DCCI Auditorium.

He admired the preeminent role of the Bangladeshi private sector in building the economy.

Slevin also said UK investors are already here and they are more eager to do business in Bangladesh, and they are being engaged with various new ventures already.

Welcoming the business delegation from Chambers Wales of UK, DCCI President Rizwan Rahman said Bangladesh and the UK maintain a friendly diplomatic tie and bilateral relation since ages.

“The UK is the third largest export destination of Bangladesh and we kept maintaining a positive trade balance with the UK. Bilateral trade reached approximately $4.11 billion in FY21, when Bangladesh exported around $3.75 billion.

DCCI Senior Vice President Arman Haque, and Directors Sameer Sattar, Malik Talha Ismail Bari were also present at the meeting.