Bangladesh business

US-Bangladesh Business Council holds meeting with Prime Minister Hasina to celebrate Bangladesh 50 years of independence


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September 23, 2021, 4:45 p.m.

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

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

Organized under the theme “Bangladesh Forward – The New Frontier for Growth”, the meeting was attended by Sajeeb Wazed, ICT Business Advisor to the Prime Minister; Shahidul Islam, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States; and other high-level dignitaries representing organizations and companies in the industry, a press release from General Electric (GE) 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 in line with the country’s economic and infrastructure development goals.

Deepesh said, “We are proud to play an important role in the power sector, with our technology expected to deliver around 6 GW of power generation by 2022, while GE is leading the development of energy projects at come and LNG terminals. “

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