Bangladesh embassy, Tokyo organized Bangladesh-Japan IT business collaboration networking event

Embassy of Bangladesh, Tokyo Japan organized Bangladesh-Japan IT Business Collaboration Networking event today on 14th June 2022 at Embassy’s Bangabandhu Auditorium. H.E Ambassador Mr. Shahabuddin Ahmed delivered welcome remarks and urged the Japanese IT companies to explore business opportunity in Bangladesh and recruit skilled IT professionals from Bangladesh as Bangladesh Government is offering various facilities and supports to the Investors in the IT sector such as Tax benefits, one stop service etc. in High-Tech Parks. He also assured all possible support form embassy to start business in Bangladesh.

Emphasizing the export of ICT and digital devices and diversification of export products, Honorable Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina declared ‘ICT Products and Services’ as ‘National Product of the Year 2022’. The event was organized with a view to promote Bangladesh’s ICT industry in Japan as part of celebrations of Bangladesh-Japan 50 years of diplomatic relation this year. Officials from Government entities like Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Embassy Officials as well as other agencies like United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDIDO) ITPO Tokyo, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (JCCI) actively participated.

Top level Executives from Japanese IT Companies, NRB established IT companies in Japan, Bangladeshi IT professional working in prominent Japanese companies, Bangladeshi researchers in Japan in this field also participated. In the interactive discussion session, they provided valuable suggestions and opinions for taking forward Bangladesh-Japan IT business Collaboration further to strengthen and deepen bilateral relation between Bangladesh and Japan.

Dr. Ariful Haque, Minister (Commerce) of the Embassy delivered presentation on Bangladesh-Japan IT Business Collaboration and moderated the program. The event was supported by UNIDO ITPO Tokyo and NRB established IT companies in Japan.