Saudi Arabian Minister for Transport and Logistic Services Saleh Nasser Al-Jasser has said many public and private companies of his country are keen to invest in Bangladesh in infrastructure development, power, port, energy and renewable energy sectors.
The visiting Saudi Arabian minister gave the information while calling on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Sunday, reports BSS citing Prime Minister's Press Wing.
The Saudi minister conveyed regards of King Salman, custodian of two Holy Mosques, to Sheikh Hasina. The premier thanked the minister for his visit to Bangladesh.
The Saudi minister congratulated the prime minister on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of independence of Bangladesh.
He thanked the prime minister for Bangladesh’s support of Saudi Arabia on international platforms.
The Saudi minister appreciated the policy of the Bangladesh government. He said some major companies in Saudi Arabia are doing very well in the construction and power sector. “More than 30 Saudi companies want to invest in Bangladesh.”
The Saudi minister said his country gives top priority to strengthening relations with Bangladesh.
Sheikh Hasina said that Bangladesh has opened its door for investment from even East Asia, South East Asia and the Middle East.
She thanked the minister and his delegation for their participation in the International Investment Summit, Bangladesh. She hoped that in the coming days both countries will work together for their mutual development.