Finland’s Ambassador to Bangladesh Ritva Koukku Ronde has offered the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources to work with the Nordic Research Council to conduct research for the development of modern technology. She made this offer during a meeting with State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid at his office at the ministry on June 8.
Expressing her country’s interest to expand its activities in Bangladesh, the Finnish envoy said that she believes that Finland has a good scope to work in different sectors of modern technology. Finland can work together with Bangladesh to supply modern technology, she opined.
Welcoming the offer, Nasrul Hamid said that there are huge opportunities for investment in different segments of the power and energy sector including, renewable energy, smart grid, mini-grid, wind power, and setting up charging stations in the country.
Both the ambassador and the state minister discussed different issues of mutual interests during their meeting. Trade and Investment consular of New Delhi Embassy of Finland Kimmo Siira, Economy and Commercial Matters Rai Chakrabarti were present on the occasion.