Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi, S. M. Mahbubul Alam addressed at the Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industries at its Headquarters in Karachi on 9 March 2023.
Mr. Muhammad Tariq Yousuf, President of the KCCI, Mr. Touseef Ahmed, KCCI Senior Vice President, Mr. Zia ul Arfeen, Chairman of KCCI Diplomatic Missions and Embassies Liaison Sub-Committee, and KCCI Managing Committee Members and other eminent industrialists, entrepreneurs, investors, and businessmen in Pakistan were present at the program.
Deputy High Commissioner explained in details the potential of trade and commerce and investment in Bangladesh. He elaborated on the exclusive facilities and incentives Bangladesh offers for foreign investment.
He further mentioned that Bangladesh has been working hard to establish 100 Specialized Economic Zones (SEZs) with foreign investment-friendly policies across the country. Foreign investors are being attracted to invest in Bangladeshand few countries have already established their industriesSEZs in Bangladesh.
Deputy High Commissioner briefed that the electricity generation in Bangladesh was only 4,000MW in 2009 which is currently over 25,000MW and Bangladesh has already achieved 100% electricity coverage across the country.
He further mentioned that the ‘Digital Bangladesh’ initiative has stimulated transformative impacts on industrialization, and on socio-economic development, education, disaster risk reduction, and women’s empowermentin Bangladesh. Deputy High Commissioner also highlighted on different mega projects in Bangladesh such as Padma Bridge, Metro Rail, Bangabandhu Tunnel under Karnaphuli River, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Deep-Sea Port, Bangabandhu Satellite-1, and other vital completed and on-going projects.—PR