Tofail invites Thai investment to country’s SEZs

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 22:38, Mar 22,2017

 
 

Women in traditional Thai dance attires check products at a stall on the opening day of the four-day ‘Thailand Week 2017’ at Sonargoan Hotel in Dhaka on Wednesday. — New Age photo

Inviting the Thai entrepreneurs to Bangladesh, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said the government is setting up 100 special economic zones in the country and the Thai investors would be accommodated to one of those if they want.
‘In Bangladesh, there are enormous scopes of investment and Thai businessmen could invest here taking the opportunities being provided by the government to foreign entrepreneurs,’ he added.
The minister made the call while inaugurating the four-day ‘Thailand Week 2017’ in capital’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel as chief guest.
Terming Thailand as the good friend of Bangladesh, he said: ‘We have to work more to boost bilateral trade.’
The minister opined Bangladesh and Thailand could work together in health sector.
Department of International Trade Promotion and Royal Thai Embassy have jointly organised the promotional week of Thai products for the 15th times which will remain open at 10am to 8pm.
Organisers said they have kept first two days only for businessmen while last days will open for visitors.
Different organisers including cosmetic, RMG, electronic, jewellery, confectionary and drinks as well as domestic products producing firms are taking part at the Thai Week to showcase their items. 

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