The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida) has introduced a lounge at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for foreign investors and commercially important foreigners.
Salman Fazlur Rahman, the private sector industry and investment adviser to the prime minister inaugurated the Bida-Chameli Lounge on Monday as the chief guest.
He said the lounge has been established to provide better service for foreign investors when they arrive at the airport.
"The lounge will remain open 24 hours a day. Bida officials will welcome foreign investors at the airport and accompany them on the way towards the lounge.
Existing foreign investors and commercially important persons of other countries will also enjoy this facility.
Speaking at the event, Bida Executive Chairman Md Sirazul Islam said they are working to build a developed Bangladesh by attracting foreign investment.
"The lounge is a part of these activities."
Around Tk2 crore has been spent on building the lounge, according to Bida officials.
Among others, Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Mohibul Haque, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Barrister Nihad Kabir,
Executive Director of the Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry TIM Nurul Kabir, and senior Bida officials were also present at the event.