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12:00 AM, February 28, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:35 AM, February 28, 2019

Russia keen to invest in Bangladeshi JVs

The Russian private sector is eager to invest in joint venture projects in Bangladesh, Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Ignatov said yesterday.

The Russian ambassador also expressed his country's willingness in importing medicine from Bangladesh and also showed interest in joint venture investment in pharmaceutical sector.

Ignatov shared the info at his meeting with Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen at the foreign ministry. During the meeting, the foreign minister sought Russia's support in dealing with the Rohingya crisis, the ministry said in a statement.

Momen also thanked the Russian government for extending support in establishing the Rooppur nuclear power projects and also for the active collaboration in gas field.

Bangladesh has an investment-friendly environment, the minister said, urging the Russians to invest in different sectors of the south Asian country.

Ignatov assured the foreign minister that his government would continue its cooperation with Bangladesh in power, energy, information communication, trade, defense and other areas of mutual importance.

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