He made the remarks at a meeting with a high-level US business delegation at Ganobhaban on Tuesday (May 10th).
At this time, the head of government highlighted the investment-friendly environment of the country. He said the development of physical infrastructure as well as investment and business rules and regulations have been made up-to-date and simple through mega projects.
The Prime Minister said Bangladesh is ready to negotiate a free trade agreement with the United States at an appropriate time. He said Bangladesh has the most liberal investment policy in South Asia.
Referring to the 100 special economic zones, the Prime Minister said that if necessary, separate zones could be set up for US investors. He also called for investment in various sectors such as ICT, energy and infrastructure.
Sheikh Hasina said duty-free access of goods to the US market would strengthen trade relations between the two countries. He said Bangladesh is ready to negotiate a free trade agreement.
He also said that Bangladesh wants to go to Qatar as a developed country by 2041. Friendly countries like the United States need investment assistance to achieve this goal.