7 September 2023
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that Bangladesh will allocate more space to Japan in export processing zones (EPZs) for setting up industries if they want. The premier said this when as a Japanese delegation informed her that many companies of their country are interested to invest in Bangladesh.
The delegation said that the existing development partnership between Japan and Bangladesh has to be carried forward and strengthened further. Lauding the commencement of direct flight between Dhaka and Narita, they said it will improve the connectivity.
The Japanese delegation also stressed the necessity of keeping the Indian Ocean peaceful for trade and business. Sheikh Hasina sought Japanese assistance to build a sea aquarium in the country.
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