US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce, US Bangladesh Partners and UTC Associates Host the Successful 2010 Bangladesh Power & Energy Roadshow in NYC Business Wire
NEW YORK, Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Bangladesh Ministry of Power,
Energy & Mineral Resources concluded its Roadshow at the New York Marriott Marquis
Hotel in NYC that began in London and Singapore. Led by Dr.
Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury, BB, Hon’ble Advisor to the Prime Minister and joined by delegation including Dr. S.A.Samad, Executive Chairman, Board of Investment, Prime Minister’s office, Brig Gen (Retd.) Muhammad Enamul Haque, Hon’ble State Minister,Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources, Hon’ble Abdullah Al Islam Jakob,Member of Parliament, Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources, Mr. A S M Alamgir Kabir, Chairman Bangladesh Power Development Board, Dr. Hossain Mansur, Chairman, Petrobangla, Mr. Anwarul Karim, Chairman, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation and Mr. Ziaul H. Siddiqui, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, provided the opportunity to potential private and corporate investors to invest in Bangladesh’s power and energy sector. Specific Investment opportunities and overall vision and roadmap for the Energy Sector was shared by leading members of the ministry followed by one on one sessions with potential investors that included Morgan Stanley, Citibank, World Bank, GMAC, United Technologies, Shaw Group, ContourGlobal and Caterpillar to name a few, including NY State Senator, Hon’ble Malcolm Smith, Senate President.
UTC Associates is a leading network and software integration company and provides onshore and offshore development and ongoing managed services UTC has offices in New York, New Jersey and a development center in Dhaka Bangladesh in the Grameen Building.”Providing access to affordable and reliable electricity to all citizens by 2020 is a national goal of the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh.” said H.E. Akramul Qader, Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA. “Investment friendly policies and legal framework, financial sector reforms, greater stability in capital market and overall congenial business environment in Bangladesh have led to an unprecedented economic growth in recent times.” said Dr. A. Samad, Executive Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Prime Minister’s Office. “We have launched aggressive efforts to speed up construction and generation of reliable power supply; Bangladesh is an attractive destination for foreign investment with monetary returns and social benefits,” said Dr. Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury, BB, Advisor to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. “This roadshow provided the ability to showcase the recent development of power and energy sector in Bangladesh”, said Savio Chan, President, USPAAC-NE. “Electricity is a key ingredient for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh and I am excited to see that the Bangladesh Government has given top priority to development of this sector through this Roadshow and open discussion,” said Aziz Ahmad, CEO, UTC Associates & Chairman, US Bangladesh Partners.
The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC Education Foundation) is a national, non-profit organization representing all Asian Americans and Asian American-related groups in business. It promotes, nurtures and propels economic growth by opening doors to contract, educational and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and their business partners in corporate America, the Federal, State and local governments in the United States and Asia.
About US Bangladesh Partners
U.S. Bangladesh Partners (USBP) mission is to increase trade, investment opportunities, and advance the economic and cultural interests between US and Bangladesh. USBP provides assistance with mergers & acquisition, fosters partnership with local companies, government agencies and suppliers in the areas of infrastructure, power/energy, telecommunication, hospitality and manufacturing for companies that want to invest in Bangladesh as well as in the U.S. SOURCE: U.S. Bangladesh Partners CONTACT: U.S. Bangladesh Partners, Suzanne Guglielmi, 1-212-344-4111 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States.
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