Time now ripe for Indian and Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to invest in each other’s countries : Sheikh Hasina


At the Country Strategy Dialogue, at the two-day India Economic Summit 2019 in New Delhi Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday invited Indian entrepreneurs to invest in education, light engineering, electronics, automotive industry, and artificial intelligence, Hasina said, “merits attention of global and Indian businesses as a seamless economic space,We can serve as the economic hub for the sub-region. Beyond our own 162 million people, Bangladesh can be the connecting landmass to a combined market of nearly three billion people,with the time now ripe for Indian and Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to invest in each other’s countries, Last year, we exported 12 industrial robots to Korea. Four ships made in Bangladesh have come to India. Recently, Reliance purchased a large quantity of refrigerators made in Bangladesh. Bangladesh also has six lakh IT freelancers—the largest freelancing community. These speak of a quiet transformation where people have taken risks and faced challenges by adopting to innovation and technology.”