PM opens 2-day International Investment Summit
DHAKA, Nov 28, 2021 (BSS) –
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated
the two-day International Investment Summit-2021 to brand new Bangladesh
among the investors of the world.
She opened the summit in city’s Radisson Blue Water Garden Hotel joining
virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban here this morning.
Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) hosted the inaugural
function of the summit.
“The main objective of the summit is to brand new Bangladesh among the
investors of the world,” said Salman Fazlur Rahman, Prime Minister’s Private
Industry and Investment Advisor at a press conference on Saturday.
He said the new face of Bangladesh’s economy is still unknown to many in
the world and the investment promotion programs are helping them learn about
the economy and the investment opportunities in a wide range of sectors in
BIDA Executive Chairman Md Sirazul Islam said that some 2,574 participants
have already been registered to attend the summit while at least 465 of them
are foreigners, representing their countries or international investment
He said participants are joining the summit both physically or virtually
due to the pandemic.
A large number of delegates are already in Dhaka and more are arriving to
join the summit.
The summit with a tagline “Bangladesh: Discover Limitless Opportunities”,
will have 14 separate sessions.
Of those, 11 will be dedicated to different sectors that include blue
economy, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, transport and logistics, capital
market, power and energy, fourth industrial revolution, financial services,
agribusiness, leather and leather goods, apparel, electrical and electronics
The country’s increasing investment competitiveness, improving business
environment, the opportunities of the 100 special economic zones alongside
the great rise story of the Bangladesh economy would be introduced with the
potential investors during the summit.