Dhaka, Bangladesh
PM seeks investment from Morocco

PM seeks investment from Morocco

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought investment from Morocco in special economic zones and said both countries can sit together to find out areas of cooperation for mutual benefits, reports UNB. She said this when newly appointed envoy of Morocco Majid Halim met her at her Parliament office. PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting. He said the Prime Minister mentioned that Bangladesh is basically an agro-based country and it has remarkable success in agriculture sector. "Through research and other initiatives we can now manage to feed 160 million people and there's no food deficit in the country," she PM seeks From page 16 col 5 said. The Prime Minister offered Bangladesh's experiences to share with Morocco on agriculture sector. Hasina said the government's is to develop the country in line with the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Prime Minister mentioned that Bangladesh's GDP growth reached 7.2 percent while the per capital income of the country now stands at USD 1602. Turning to terrorism, Hasina reiterated her government's 'zero-tolerance stance' against the global menace. Majid Halim said Bangladesh and Morocco are brotherly countries and enhancement of cooperation between the two countries will be his prime task. He also put emphasis on enhancing economic and trade relations between the two countries. "The areas of cooperation can be explored further," he said.

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