Staff Correspondent: Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun yesterday urged the Korean SME entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh to grab the potentialities of leather, ceramics and other industries.
The minister made the call while South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Hu Kang-il met him at his ministry office, said a ministry release.
Referring to the long standing relations between Bangladesh and Korea, the industries minister laid emphasis on strengthening the existing bilateral relations further to reap mutual benefits through quality industrialisation.
In the meeting, apart from investment, industrial technology transfer and industrialization and the upcoming visit of Korean Prime Minister to Bangladesh were also discussed.
The Korean envoy lauded Bangladesh’s economic progress and industrialition, and said his country’s economy has stood at this position through hard labour, industrialisation and innovation although once the per capita income of Korea was lower than that of Bangladesh.
Hu Kang-il said Korean investment would be continued in Bangladesh’s potential industrial sectors.
Industries Secretary Md Abdul Halim, Joint Secretary Yasmin Sultana and officials of Korean Ambassy were present.