Turkey is keen to invest in Bangladesh Railway

Turkish Ambassador here Mustafa Osman Turan today underlined his country’s keenness to participate in the railway sector in Bangladesh.

The ambassador stated the desire when he paid a courtesy call on Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan at the minister’s office at Rail Bhaban in the city, said a press statement.

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“Railway is an environment friendly, easy and economical communication medium in any country,” Turan said and hoped that possibilities for investing in the railway sector would be formed in the future as an important bilateral relation existing between Bangladesh and Turkey,

Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan appraised the Turkish ambassador about the government projects and plans undertaken for the development of the country’s railway sector and added, “We are looking for foreign investment in the sector”.

Noting that there are many projects which are being implemented today in the railway sector and more projects would be taken in the future, the minister said, “We have a master plan for the growth of the railway sector and we are taking different projects as per the plan”.

Railways Secretary Md Salim Reza, Bangladesh Railway Director General Dhirendra Nath Mazumder and Commercial Counsellor of Turkish Embassy Kenan Kalayci were present at the meeting.

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