Japanese entrepreneurs keen to invest in PPP projects

18 Dec,2017

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Japanese entrepreneurs are keenly interested to invest in the public-private partnership projects (PPP) in Bangladesh.

This was conveyed by newly appointed Japanese ambassador Hiryasu Izumi when he met State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid at the latter’s office in the Energy Ministry on Sunday.

The Japanese envoy hoped that Bangladesh will see the growing investment interests of his country’s entrepreneurs in different sectors.

Welcoming the Japanese ambassador, the state minister informed him in details the state of different Japan-funded projects in Bangladesh.

He noted that presently, five projects in energy sector and 11 in power sector are being implemented in the country with Japanese financial supports.

He sought continuous support of Japan in timely completion of the projects and also urged the Japanese ambassador to pursue for more investment from his country in Bangladesh.

Both the state minister and the ambassador discussed different issues like new investment in power and energy sector and investment of Kafco in Bangladesh.

Energy secretary Nazimuddin Chowdhury and councilor of Japan Embassy in Dhaka Yasuharu Shinto were also present at the meeting.

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