Bangladesh Seeks Investment From Morocco

Rabat – Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met the newly-appointed Moroccan ambassador to Bangladesh, Majid Halim, in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka on Monday, June 19 to discuss potential investments for “mutual benefits of both countries.”Halim explained that since the two countries were “brotherly,” enhancing their cooperation would be a main goal.Financial Express Dhaka reported that the ambassador was also eager to enhance economic and trade relations between the countries, saying “the areas of cooperation can be explored further.” He also offered support in tourism, power and renewable energy sectors. Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim spoke to journalists after the pair’s meeting and suggested that Bangladesh and Morocco have much in common since their both of their economies are agrarian.Hasina offered to share Bangladesh’s experiences with the Kingdom and asserted that she wanted “to develop the country [Bangladesh] in line with the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.”Formerly the Moroccan ambassador to Guinea, Majid Halim became the Moroccan ambassador to Bangladesh at the end of 2016. read more