Bangladesh ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam on Wednesday sought increased Korean investments including from the Non-Resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) to achieve the targets outlined in Vision-2021 and 2041, reports UNB. She conveyed thanks to the Korean government for its continued support in the development activities of Bangladesh.
The ambassador was addressing the first ever "Bangladesh Development Fair" in the Gyeonggi Techno Park of Ansan City of Korea organised by the Embassy of Bangladesh in Seoul, in association with Ansan City Government.
A good number of Korean business community members along with Bangladeshi workers, students and Bangladeshi businessmen residing in Korea were present at the event, said the Embassy.
Vice mayor of Ansan City Government Jin-Soo Lee also attended the event.
The fair started with a parade, which was like "Mongol Shobha Jatra" and was decorated with colourful dresses, masks, national flag and green-red hats which drew huge attraction among the guests.
All the attendees including the vice mayor spontaneously participated in the procession. The main program started with playing of the national anthems of Bangladesh and the Republic of Korea.
Ambassador Abida gave a brief description of the present governments initiatives for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.
Jin-Soo Lee lauded the achievements of Bangladesh in the socio-economic sectors and said both the countries could have a promising future if they combine the technology of Korea with the human resources of Bangladesh.
He assured of his governments support in all endeavors of Bangladesh and expressed his desire to visit the country soon.
A documentary on the Bangladeshs development process was screened in the fair.