Japan inclined to make more investment in Bangladesh: Kiminori

Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Iwama KiminoriBSS

Japan is inclined to make investment in Bangladesh in a larger volume in the coming days, said the country’s ambassador to Bangladesh Iwama Kiminori on Monday, reports news agency BSS.

The ambassador expressed such interest when he made a courtesy call on Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal at his office at Bangladesh Secretariat on the day.

Mentioning the long-standing friendly relationship between Japan and Bangladesh, Kiminori said that such trend would continue in the future too.

He also referred to the various developments made during and after the recent visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Japan, said a finance ministry press release.

Recalling the historic friendly relations between the two countries, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that Japan is a time-tested friend of Bangladesh while the country is making important contributions to the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.

Given the current economic progress of Bangladesh, Kamal said that time has come to transform this bilateral partnership into strategic partnership.

He also stressed the need for working on mutual cooperation in different interests related matters of the two countries.

During the meeting, they also discussed various issues related to mutual interests.