Dhaka : Italy has shown interest in investing EUR 200 million in Bangladesh for development of rural infrastructure, transportation system, drinkable water and drainage system.
Italian Envoy to Bangladesh Enrico Nunziata expressed the interest on July 11 during a meeting with Local Govern-ment, Rural Development (LGRD) Minister Md Tajul Islam, according to reports.
Tajul urged the Italian government to help in implementing the 'My Village My Town' ideology of Bangladesh government aimed at taking all the amenities of towns to remote villages.
He thanked Italy's envoy for his interest in investing in these sectors.
He emphasised on enhancing bilateral and economic ties between the two countries and expressed hope it will be further strengthened in future.
Enrico Nunziata lauded Bangladesh as a country with immense possibilities.
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