Kamal seeks more Chinese investment in SEZs


DHAKA, Aug 8, 2018 (BSS) – Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today urged
China to support Bangladesh through making more investments in countrywide
different Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

The Minister made the plea when Chinese Ambassador to Dhaka Zhang Zuo met
him at his office today, a press release said.

He said there are ample scopes for investment in marine fisheries sector
and maritime technology. “Blue economy is a vast area where Chinese public
companies can invest and exploit the natural resources including fisheries
and minerals,” he said.

Kamal also urged the Chinese ambassador to consider Bangladesh as a prime
destination for Chinese investment to further enhance the bilateral
relationship between the two nations.

During the meeting, they discussed various issues including different
economic and development issues like FDI, Project Financing and Trade.

Ambassador Zhang Zuo said that China would pursue for making more
investment in Bangladesh. He mentioned that several companies are eager to
come in Bangladesh for investing in different potential areas, such as,
fisheries, agro-processing, footwear, processed food and readymade garments.

He further added that recently a Chinese company has showed their interest
to invest in steel sector in Bangladesh.