Bangladesh, Oct. 24 -- Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer has said his country "wants to work energetically" to enhance trade and investment with Bangladesh, noting that the future is "golden" for the two countries to collaborate in broader areas and take the ties to new heights.

"If you ask me for my prognosis for the future of Bangladesh-Australia relations - I say again, the future is golden," he said, highlighting the opportunities that the recently signed Trade and Investment Framework Arrangement (TIFA) offer.

The High Commissioner, however, said he does not deny that there are significant challenges globally that they need to be met, taking advantage of that golden future and working together in a way that he...