Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki has said industries in Bangladesh must be diversified as it may need to cope with the emerging new challenges.
"Expansion of Japanese FDIs particularly from the private sector will help Bangladesh address those challenges," he said.
Ambassador Naoki made the remarks while addressing a hybrid seminar on “Bangladesh-Japan Partnership for the Next Development Journey” hosted by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Wednesday.
It was part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and Japan.
Planning Minister MA Mannan spoke as the chief guest at the event.
Kazi Nabil Ahmed, MP, member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Shahabuddin Ahmed, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan also joined.
“Economic cooperation between Japan and Bangladesh has been remarkable and bilateral trade and investment will expand further," said Ambassador Naoki.