Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman on Wednesday stressed the need for relaxing tax policy on foreign investment aiming to attract foreign entrepreneurs to invest in the country.
“The government is sincerely working to improve investment environment. But
foreign entrepreneurs raise their tax-related complications when they came up
with investment in Bangladesh,” he told a webinar here.
The PM’s adviser said the high-ups of the government are well-informed
about the tax-related problems and he hoped that the tax policy on foreign
investment would be made easy in the next budget.
Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) arranged the
webinar on post COVID-19 forest investment.
FICCI president Rupali Chowdhury, its vice-president and Unilever
Bangladesh Ltd Chairman Kedar Lele, Bangladesh Investment Development
Authority (BIDA) executive member Avijit Chowdhury and Standard Chartered
Bank chief executive officer Naser Ezaz Bijoy also spoke at the webinar.