The Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh, Hayakawa Yuho, paid a courtesy visit to the BUILD office on 30 May 2021. The CEO of BUILD, Ferdaus Ara Begum, provided a rundown on how two organisations might begin working together on projects and explore opportunities with the private sector.
Mr Yuho informed that a new phase of the JICA technical cooperation project will be implemented for supporting BEZA, which will assist the development of BEZA and further development of OSS (One Stop Services) for specific Special Economic Zones (SEZs).
Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh pointed out the vast potential of the Bangladesh market and assured the audience that JICA would provide all the necessary support for the development. Further, he expressed a keen interest in receiving support from BUILD to connect with the private sector of the country in order to understand the pulse of the private sector.
BUILD and JICA will make a joint collaboration in the days coming ahead, and the meeting highlighted investment and the overall business climates of the country.
Seto Shoha, Representative, MIDI Economic Zone Development, Port and Private Sector Development; Asif Hasan, Program Officer, JICA; Syed Azim, Consultant, BUILD; Saquib Quereshi, Technical Expert; and BUILD team members attended the meeting.
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