State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has urged the German businessmen to invest in Bangladesh power sector.
He made the call while addressing the ‘3rd German-Asia Business Dialogue’ in Germany’s Berlin on Wednesday, according to a message received in Dhaka.
The junior minister said Bangladesh poses a potential to become a marketing hub of Germany and all other European countries to reach their products to a large market in Indian ‘seven sisters’ and also Myanmar.
He said a huge demand has been created for advanced technology in three segments of power generation, distribution and transmission with the initiative of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina investment in the sector.
Appreciating the organigers for arranging the German-Asia Business Dialogue, Nasrul Hamid hoped that this initiative will play an effective role in creating a platform to strengthen the relation between German and Asian companies.
This will help build a coordination among member of parliaments, bureaucrats, and diplomats as well”, he added.
Laurence Bay, Singapore ambassador in Germany, Prof. Dr. Jhy-Wey-Shich, Taiwan representative in Germany and Dr. Volker Treier, deputy chief executive of DIHK also spoke at the function.
Meanwhile, Nasrul Hamid met with Mark Hauptmann, a German parliament member, to discuss different issues on investment, renewable energy and sustainable development. Bangladesh ambassador in Germany Imtiaz Ahmed was also present on the occasion.