Friday, 19th April, 2024
Friday, 19th April, 2024

Rwanda’s infrastructure sector promising for Bangladeshi investors: DCCI

Senior Vice-President of the Dhaka Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (DCCI) Arman Haque today said Bangladeshi investors
have a good prospect in the growing infrastructure sector of Africa’s one of
the promising countries Rwanda.

Moreover, he requested Rwanda’s importers to import steel, cement, eco-
friendly brick, PVC pipe, electrical cable and skilled construction workers
from Bangladesh.

Arman Haque told these in a DCCI meeting with the High Commissioner of Rwanda
Mukangira Jacqueline based in New Delhi at DCCI Gulshan Center, said a press
release here.

The bilateral trade volume between Bangladesh and Rwanda is very
insignificant, he mentioned.

“Since Rwanda is a member of the East African Community (EAC) and Common
Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Bangladesh can explore
opportunities and forge collaboration with Rwanda in order to access other
promising markets in the African continent,” he added.

Besides, he said, generic medicine, jute, contract farming and furniture have
a good prospect for Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in Rwanda.

Arman Haque assured the High Commissioner that the Dhaka Chamber will extend
its fullest cooperation in facilitating any business delegation from Rwanda.

Mukangira Jacqueline said the existing trade relation with Bangladesh is
very friendly and it will continue in future as well.

Rwanda is the second fastest growing economy in Africa and fifth in east
African region in terms of creating network readiness, she added.

She mentioned that an entrepreneur can avail company registration in less
than six hours in Rwanda.

The High Commissioner invited Bangladeshi investors to invest in Rwanda with
a view to capture large African market.

Later, she urged for stronger collaboration between the businessmen of both
the countries. She urged Dhaka Chamber to sign a memorandum of understanding
(MoU) with its counterpart Chamber in Rwanda.

She also called upon frequent exchange of business delegation of both
parties.

DCCI Vice-President Monowar Hossain and Second Counsellor of the High
Commission of Rwanda Irakoze Prosper were also present during the meeting.

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