Bangladesh business

U.S.-Bangladesh Business Council Hosts Meeting with Prime Minister Hasina to Celebrate Bangladesh’s 50 Years of Independence

TBS report

September 23, 2021, 4:45 PM

Last modification: September 23, 2021, 4:48 PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday attended a meeting organized by the Bangladesh American Business Council to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence.

Held under the theme ‘Bangladesh Forward – The New Frontier of Growth’, the meeting was attended by Sajeeb Wazed, ICT Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister; Shahidul Islam, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States; and other high-level dignitaries representing industry organizations and companies, a General Electric (GE) press release said Thursday.

During the meeting, Deepesh Nanda, CEO of GE Gas Power South Asia, spoke about GE’s commitment to help transform Bangladesh’s power sector, aligned with the country’s economic and infrastructural development goals. .

Deepesh said: “We are proud to play an important role in the power sector, with our technology expected to deliver approximately 6 GW of power generation by 2022, while GE leads the development of upcoming power projects and LNG terminals.

“Through its growing footprint, GE is able to generate employment opportunities in the region and upskill the existing workforce by providing world-class technical training,” he said. declared.