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Bangladesh wants Qatar to invest in Special Economic Zones

Bangladesh has invited Qatar to benefit from Bangladesh’s growth by investing in its Special Economic Zones.

Bangladesh also thanked the Qatari government for providing free Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladeshi expatriate workers in Qatar.

Outgoing Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Bangladesh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Nasser Al Dehaimi met State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam in his office on Tuesday and discussed these and other issues of mutual interest.

Shahriar underlined that the bilateral ties between the two countries have reached new heights as envisaged by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Emir of Qatar in areas, including energy and power, business, trade and investment.

The State Minister congratulated the Ambassador on the successful completion of his tour of duty in Bangladesh and appreciated him for his efforts to boost the bilateral ties between Bangladesh and Qatar during his tenure.

The outgoing envoy praised the socioeconomic development of Bangladesh and conveyed the Qatar government’s eagerness to work more closely with Bangladesh in areas of mutual interests.

He thanked the State Minister for extending his support to him while performing his duties.

Prior to the meeting with the State Minister, the Ambassador also made a farewell call on Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary) at his office.

The Foreign Secretary thanked the Ambassador for his proactive role in advancing and consolidating the existing bilateral ties between the two countries.

He underscored the need for transforming the bilateral relations into a more comprehensive and strategic partnership.

The Ambassador of Qatar expressed the readiness of his government to support Bangladesh in materializing its Vision-2041 and to work with the government of Bangladesh for mutual benefit.

He also reiterated his country’s support for an early solution to the Rohingya issue.