Dhaka, July 25 (UNB) – Bangladesh has invited German manufacturers to invest more in the country taking the advantages its offers.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam discussed the issue with outgoing German Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Thomas Prinz on Wednesday.
He mentioned that Bangladesh if not the best place, it is a better place to invest, said the Foreign Ministry here.
German Ambassador informed that Siemens is going to make a huge investment in Payra Port for production of LNG based electricity.
State Minister hoped that German company would not only produce goods but also enhance knowledge base and transfer technology to Bangladesh.
Shahriar thanked the outgoing Ambassador for his constructive role in developing the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Germany from where they launched broad-based partnership ranging from trade and investment to the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Ambassador Prinz praised the bold leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government for giving shelter to the Rohingya people who escaped atrocities in Myanmar.
He also lauded the generous attitude of Bangladeshi people towards the Rohingya people.
In reply, State Minister briefed the present situation in Rohingya camps and initiatives taken by government to cope up the natural calamities during this rainy season.
He also thanked the German government for its continuous support in crisis management and in political process top insure sustainable return of the Rohingya people top their ancestral home in Rakhine state.
State Minister expressed satisfaction at the implementation of the commitment of the Prime Minister regarding engagement of Veridos GmbH in the e-passport project.
He wished the German diplomat success and good health; and requested him to act as goodwill ambassador of Bangladesh wherever he goes.