Speakers at a seminar on “Economic Collaboration between Bangladesh and Japan: Public and Private Sector Investment" emphasised enhancing Japanese investment in the country.
They said Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can play a pivotal role in the development of Bangladesh. They also urged the stakeholders to ensure efficient use of Japanese investment in the country.
Dhaka Branch Council (DBC), Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) and Japan-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JBCCI) jointly organised the seminar at ICMAB Ruhul Quddus Auditorium in the city on Thursday.
Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki, JICA Bangladesh Chief Hayakawa Yuho were present as chief guest and special guest respectively at the function, said a press release.
JETRO Chief Representative Yuji Ando, South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) President A.K.M. Delwer Hussain, ICMAB President Abu Bakar Siddique, DBC Chairman Bakhtiar Alam, JBCCI President Asif A. Chowdhury, and Secretary General Tareq Rafi Bhuiyan, were also present on the occasion.
The discussants highlighted the importance of joint collaboration between ICMAB and JBCCI, Japanese companies and policy makers for improving the business environment in Bangladesh and creating more opportunities for engaging cost and management accountants (CMAs) in the value added activities of Japanese companies and development projects.
Dr. Syed A Mamun, Vice Chairman of DBC moderated the program.