June 30, 2022, 7:44 pm

Diplomatic correspondent

2022-05-17 12:01:39 BdST

Belgian team meets BEPZA EC, discuss investment potential

A two-member delegation from Flanders Investment and Trade (Belgium), led by its Trade and Investment Commissioner Babette Desfossez, has made a courtesy call on Executive Chairman of BEPZA Major General Abul Kalam Mohammad Ziaur Rahman at BEPZA Complex in Dhaka.

They discussed various investment opportunities in the EPZs of Bangladesh. BEPZA Executive Chairman sought Belgian investment in the EPZs and BEPZA Economic Zone during this time, reports BSS citing a press release.

The delegates were briefed about the overall activities, operating procedures, facilities, and incentives provided by BEPZA to the EPZs' investors.

They were also informed about the congenial working atmosphere, workers' rights, and compliance, participation of women, BEPZA's contribution to the national export along with diversified products produced in the EPZs.

The delegates lauded BEPZA's contribution to the national export from only 2307 acres of land of the country's 8 EPZs. They expressed satisfaction over BEPZA's role in women's empowerment. They discussed investment potentiality in the agro-based industry in the EPZs of Bangladesh.

Among others, Member (Investment Promotion) Ali Reza Mazid, Executive Director (Public Relations) Nazma Binte Alamgir, Executive Director (Investment Promotion) Md Tanvir Hossain and Directors of Investment Promotion Division were present during the meeting.

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