Under the aegis of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh’s private sector is leading the country’s economy, Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, said on Monday here.
Speaking at the fourth and concluding session of the Bangladesh road show on the South Asian country’s investment opportunities at the Hyatt Regency Hotel here, Salman F Rahman, also a member of parliament, said the government is working hard to ensure investment in the country, adding Bangladesh with its 170 million population guarantees the highest return on investment.
Speaking the function, Mayor of the City of Santa Clara Lisa M. Gillmor said Bangladesh is moving fast in terms of development, adding that the situation in women empowerment in the South Asian nation is also laudable.
She also hoped the Bangladesh road show will strengthen Dhaka-Washington relations.
Other guests at the function said Bangladesh holds huge potential in IT sector. They also said with over 170 million mobile phone users Bangladesh’s mobile financial services are growing fast.
The stock market regulator - Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) – organized the 10-day Bangladesh road show that began on July 26.
The purpose of this roadshow was to showcase the strength and opportunities of business and investment in Bangladesh for investors abroad.
Earlier, the first, second and third sessions of the investment roadshow were held in New York, Washington, DC and Los Angeles.