Private sector investment crucial for Bangladesh’s growth (British envoy)


British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday stressed the need to make doing business easier to attract more private sector investment, which he said is crucial to keep the country’s economy growing momentum. Bangladesh.

Calling private sector investment “very competitive,” he said investors want the “ease of doing business” ranking improved.

Mr. Dickson was addressing the DCAB talks organized by the Association of Diplomatic Correspondents of Bangladesh (DCAB) in the capital.

DCAB President Pantho Rahaman chaired the program hosted by Secretary General AKM Moinuddin.

Welcoming Bangladesh’s impressive economic growth, he said, as the country moves out of LDC status to become a middle-income country, it will face new challenges.

Regarding the upcoming climate change summit in Glasgow, he said, if all countries step up their efforts, the conference will succeed in mobilizing the $ 100 billion climate fund, which will play an important role in climate mitigation. adverse effects of climate change on vulnerable countries. like Bangladesh.

Responding to a question on the extradition of convicted Bangladeshis from the UK, he said a long legal process is involved here and depends on the decision of the UK courts, which act independently.

Asked about the investigation into the attack on British Bangladeshi-born MP Tulip Siddique, the envoy said the UK government had taken the necessary steps to ensure the protection and safety of MPs, especially those from minority communities .

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