Corona hits, also creates opportunity for investment: PM
News Desk || risingbd.com
PM joins the meeting through video conference from Gonobhabon (Photo: BSS)
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said a wave of coronavirus has come to us, that’s right; But again an opportunity has arisen, you have to keep that in mind.
She also called upon all to take the opportunity to build Bangladesh as a golden country of dream of father of the nation.
The premier said this at a meeting of governing body of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) on Wednesday. PM joined the meeting through videoconferencing from her official residence Gonobhabon.
She said, ‘Although there is an atmosphere of investment in the country, all countries are facing problems due to coronavirus. But we have to work on how to move our country's economy forward through this problem. We need to make the investment environment attractive.’
‘We have implemented the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations very efficiently. Attempts are now being made to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For that reason, we are already focusing on a number of issues. Infrastructure development is one of them,’ she added.
Noting that investment can never come to the country without infrastructure development, the Prime Minister said her government has taken appropriate steps to improve communication from roads to waterways, railways and airways.