Momen made the urge whereas newly appointed Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard paid a courtesy name on him on the State Visitor Home Jamuna
International Minister Dr A Ok Abdul Momen has urged Switzerland to encourage its enterprises to take a position at Bangladesh’s underneath creating 28 Hello-tech parks contemplating an enormous pool of IT professionals within the nation.
Momen made the urge whereas newly appointed Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard paid a courtesy name on him on the State Visitor Home Jamuna on Wednesday, a overseas ministry press launch stated right here as we speak.
In the course of the assembly the overseas minister additionally knowledgeable her about Bangladesh’s rising capabilities in ICT sector in step with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s imaginative and prescient of constructing a ‘Digital Bangladesh’.
Momen additionally invited Swiss buyers to arrange manufacturing factories within the Particular Financial Zones (SEZs) of Bangladesh making the most of numerous incentive packages supplied by the federal government to get International Direct Funding (FDI).
He additionally briefed the Swiss envoy on Bangladesh’s large socio-economic developments, significantly over the last one decade underneath the visionary management of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Mentioning that pharmaceutical and leather-based sectors are two different rising export-oriented sectors of Bangladesh alongside the Prepared-made clothes sector, Momen urged Switzerland to import extra of those merchandise from right here.
The overseas minister stated not a single displaced Rohingya might be repatriated but even after three years of the biggest inflow to Bangladesh as a result of lack of political will and decisive motion on the a part of Myanmar regardless of agreed commitments of Naypyidaw.
Appreciating Switzerland’s continued help to resolve the disaster, Momen sought worldwide group together with Switzerland’s additional stronger position in guaranteeing sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas to their land of origin on the earliest.
The overseas minister additionally put emphasis on problem of justice for the Rohingya victims and accountability for the atrocities dedicated.
The Swiss Ambassador assured Dr Momen of her nation’s robust dedication on this regard.
Dr Momen knowledgeable the Swiss envoy that presently Bangladesh is the President of Local weather Susceptible Discussion board (CVF).
He stated that regardless of worldwide dedication for mobilizing USD 100 billion per yr by 2020 for adaptation and mitigation of the damaging impacts of local weather change, the current state of affairs of local weather finance is in a foul form.
Momen urged Switzerland and different developed international locations and worldwide companions to mobilize extra monetary sources to deal with this international problem collectively.
The brand new Swiss Ambassador additionally known as on state minister for overseas affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, and overseas secretary Masud Bin Momen on Wednesday on the overseas ministry.