Ambassador Earl R Miller informed that US-Bangladesh Business Council will be launched soon to facilitate US investments in the country.
“The resiliency of Bangladesh is very remarkable. The bilateral relation between the USA and Bangladesh mainly depends on strong economic ties and the future of it is limitless. Soon US-Bangladesh Business Council will be launched and which reflects that the US investors are keen to invest in Bangladesh,” he said.
The US envoy said this while paying a courtesy visit to Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) at the DCCI office in the capital, said a press release.
Economic Affairs Unit Chief of the US Embassy in Bangladesh John Dunham and Director of the Economic Growth Office, USAID John Smith-Sreen were also present during the meeting.
Miller congratulated the people of Bangladesh on the occasion of its golden jubilee and celebration of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary. He said that the entrepreneurial energy of Bangladeshi people is really notable.
The Ambassador said agriculture, automobile, blue economy, tourism; eco-tourism and light engineering are some of the potential avenues for the US investors. In 2019, he said the bilateral trade between Bangladesh and USA reached record $9 billion.