Prime Minister Khaleda Zia urged Brunei to utilise the historical and present excellent relationships between the two countries for the welfare of two peoples through enhancing trade, commerce and investment, reports UNB.
The Prime Minister made the remarks when the newly appointed High Commissioner of Brunei Darus Salam to Bangladesh Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Hamid made a courtesy call on her at her office in the city Monday.
Khaleda Zia also urged the envoy to import quality goods like halal foods, medicine, leather and leather goods, jute and jute products and ceramics at competitive price from Bangladesh.
"Brunei can invest in Bangladesh availing of an investment-friendly atmosphere and incentives offered by the government," she told the envoy.
Khaleda requested the envoy to take more professionals from Bangladesh as well as skilled and semi-skilled manpower.
The PM assured all possible cooperation from the government to the High Commissioner during discharge of his duties here.
Responding, the High Commissioner said he would make effort to encourage his country's business community to take initiative in this regard.
The High Commissioner appreciated the Bangladeshi expatriates like teachers in universities, physicians and engineers who were working with good reputation in Brunei.