By Mohammad Nazmul Hasan (The Korea Post correspondent)
Korean entrepreneurs have shown keen interest to invest in Bangladesh and planning to send trade delegation to Bangladesh soon. They pointed their interest at the Bangladesh Investment Seminar jointly organised by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida) and Embassy of Bangladesh in South Korea in Seoul, South Korea.
Executive Chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam, Bida and Abida Islam, Bangladesh Ambassador to South Kore highlighted the great socio-economic achievements of Bangladesh, including the investment opportunities and the incentives offered by the government of Bangladesh.
They mentioned the huge untapped areas in Bangladesh yet to be explored by the Korean investors and sought an increased volume of investment from South Korea according to the news from Bangladesh Embassy in South Korea.
The remarks were followed by three presentations on investment opportunities in Bangladesh, gas and power sector.
Petrobangla Chairman Abul Mansur Md Faizullah, senior officials of the Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, representative from the Bangladesh Special Economic Zones Authority, private sector business representatives of Bangladesh and Bangladeshi expatriate business community in Korea also participated in the seminar.
Jungdong Kim, Executive Vice-chairman of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Hyun-myoung Kim, Vice-chairman of the Korean Importers Association (KOIMA) and representatives from Korean business organisations willing to invest in Bangladesh also took part in the seminar.
Jundong Kim and Hyun-myoung Kim expressed their interest to invest in Bangladesh and also stated that they will send a trade delegation to Bangladesh.
Later, the business representatives of both the countries sat together in B2B meetings followed by questions and answers session.
After the seminar, Mr. Kazi M Aminul Islam exchanged views with the expatriate Bangladeshi business community.
In near future, collaboration between South Korea and Bangladesh will be increased more in the field of trade and investment, said by Bangladesh Embassy in South Korea. (Source: Daily Sun newspaper, Bangladesh)