The special economic zones are changing the industrial landscape of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) Executive Chairman Paban Chowdhury has said.
He said they are building a separate SME zone at Bangabandhu Shilpanagar in Mirsarai to raise the contribution of the SMEs to the GDP.
Paban Chowdhury was addressing as the chief guest at a webinar titled ‘Enabling Investment Climate to Realize Great Potential’ held recently.
Citi, in partnership with Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) Bangladesh Center of Excellence (BCE), organised the webinar.
The discussion focused on the diversification of investment, readiness of economic zones to facilitate such diversification of investments, and potential sectors for investment.
The session was chaired by CCCI President Mahbubul Alam and moderated by N. Rajashekaran (Shekar), Citi Country Officer and Managing Director, Citibank, N.A. Bangladesh, said a media release on Monday.
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Ahsan Khan Chowdhury, Chairman & CEO, Pran-RFL Group, Aameir Alihussain, Managing Director, BSRM Group of Companies and Miran Ali, Managing Director, Bitopi Group were among the distinguished panelists at the virtual discussion.