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Dhaka, Colombo to rise bilateral trade volume

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Staff Reporter
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday attended a trade and investment event before leaving Dhaka that discussed ways to have greater trade and investment cooperation between the two countries.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka want to see their two-way trade volume triple in the next two years - which is now roughly a measly US$ 142 million - with support from private sector players of the two countries exploring new investments and business opportunities.

Deal with Qatar likely this month to import LNG

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Bangladesh is reportedly set to strike a long-term deal with Qatar to import (LNG) to meet the rising domestic demand.
According to official sources at Energy Division and Petrobangla, the negotiation was completed last week during the visit of a high-powered Qatari delegation to Dhaka...

Global partnership must to implement SDGs: Debapriya

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Prominent economist Debapriya Bhattacharya has said the committed global support measures have to be deliv-ered to make the national efforts successful and help implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
"Regrettably, such support from global partnership is yet to come by...

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