Japan to invest more in Bangladesh after Covid-19: Japanese Ambassador


Published on March 23, 2021
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Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka Naoki Ito today said his country will make more investments in Bangladesh after the coronavirus situation ends.

"Japan will make more investment in Bangladesh after coronavirus situation goes," he said while paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Gono Bhaban residence in the city.

PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed the newsmen after the meeting.

During the meeting, the prime minister said she wants Japan and Bangladesh to jointly operate the third terminal of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport once it is completed.

The Japanese envoy informed the premier that the work on the Matarbari project is going on despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

He also said that Matarbari will be an industrial hub and a game changer for Bangladesh.

In this connection, Hasina said, "It (Matarbari project) will make a great contribution to the economy of Bangladesh after it is ready for operation."