DHAKA, Dec 09, 2015 (BSS) - Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali today urged the Malaysian entrepreneurs to come up with new investment proposals in Bangladesh's potential sectors taking the advantage of the country's investment-friendly environment.
He made the call when the out-going Malaysian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Norlin binti Othman paid a farewell call on him at his office here, a foreign ministry press release said here.
The Malaysian envoy appraised the foreign minister about increased interest generated among Malaysian investors, SMEs and business houses to come to Bangladesh for investment and business. She also mentioned about the prospect of Bangladeshi handicrafts and tourism sector.
During the meeting, they also discussed different bilateral issues including trade, investment, Bangladeshi workforce in Malaysia and other emerging areas of cooperation.
The foreign minister while expressing satisfaction over the existing close relations between Malaysia and Bangladesh pointed out that increased interactions in the political, economic and commercial areas have elevated the existing ties to a newer height.
The minister appreciated the high commissioner's valuable contribution to enhancing meaningful cooperation between the two brotherly countries.
The outgoing high commissioner thanked Bangladesh for the warm hospitality she enjoyed during her stay in Bangladesh.
She particularly thanked the foreign minister for the support and cooperation extended to her that made her tenure in Bangladesh very productive.
Foreign Minister wished the out-going high commissioner success in her next assignment and hoped that as a genuine friend of Bangladesh she would continue promoting Bangladesh in the days ahead.