area of Samangan, she worked for eight years and assisted in the birth of 6,000 babies, while she remained in Zerakee for three months. She graduated from the Community Midwifery Education (CME) School in Samangan in 2007 and is mother of ten. Zar Pana says once she assisted a mother in delivering six newly born children, two of whom died and the other four are alive. She again examined another woman and was to deliver five babies.
Japanese firms operating in China choose Bangladesh as the second best investment destination after India due to lower production costs. Many Japanese-affiliated firms in China want to expand their operations in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is offering the lowest worker wage levels among its competing countries. Japanese investors also think that Bangladesh has the widest room for cost cutting. In comparison to Japan, the cost of production in Bangladesh is less than half.
Japanese corporate heads feel that there will be better trade opportunities in Bangladesh in 2015, as many CEOs are expecting profits to rise in the country. There is, however, room to improve worker efficiency by providing basic education and vocational training. Investment from Japan in Bangladesh rose three times compared to the previous year, according to Bangladesh Bank.