DCCI seeks Turkish investment

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on Monday urged the Turkish entrepreneurs to invest in the prospective sectors of Bangladesh including renewable energy, wind energy, infrastructure, tourism and pharmaceuticals.DCCI acting President Nessar Maksud Khan conveyed the request during a meeting with Turkish Ambassador in Dhaka Huseyin Muftuoglu at the DCCI office today (Monday).
Secretary General of IZKA Development Agency, Turkey Dr Erguder and Commercial Counsellor of Turkish Embassy in Dhaka Tulay Uyanik were present in the meeting, according to a DCCI media release.
Welcoming the Turkish Ambassador, acting president of the DCCI said the friendly relation between Bangladesh and Turkey can boost trade and investment between the two countries.
He stressed removing all sorts of impediments in doing business between the businessmen of both the countries.
The DCCI chief said Bangladesh is consistently maintaining a healthy GDP growth rate for the last 4-5 years and urged Turkish investors to invest in Bangladesh.
The Turkish envoy said a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) could be signed between Bangladesh and Turkey. “Turkey enjoys GSP facility in the EU market and Bangladesh can get benefit from Turkey’s GSP facility in the EU market by exporting their products to Turkey.”
He showed keen interest to work closely with the business community of Bangladesh and said Bangladesh can share the technical know-how of Turkey in the development of textile industries.
The envoy underscored the importance of exchanging business delegation between the two countries.
DCCI directors Alhaj Abdus Salam, Abul Hossain, Rizwan-ur Rahman and Shoaib Chowdhury were also present in the meeting. – UNB

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