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Kamal seeks more Turkish investment in Bangladesh

Published: November 20, 2019 12:37:38 | Updated: November 20, 2019 16:40:07

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Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has sought more Turkish investment in various sectors in Bangladesh.

The Finance Minister called for the investment at the first day of the Bangladesh-Turkey Joint Economic Commission meeting in Ankara, an official release said on Wednesday.

He sought for the Turkish investment in abundance in country’s different sectors including power and energy, science and technology, ICT, ship building, shipping transport, agriculture, education and natural disaster management, reports BSS.

Kamal also called for more investment in the fields of urbanisation, civil aviation and tourism, cultural tourism, human resource development, jute and textiles alongside development assistance.

The minister is leading a Bangladesh delegation at the meeting.

The meeting kicked off yesterday to highlight a total of 15 areas including boosting trade and commerce between the two countries.

Along with reviewing the existing bilateral economic relations between Dhaka and Ankara, the meeting is also discussing in details on how to boost economic cooperation between the two nations in a fresh manner.

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