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Indian High Commission and IBCCI jointly organise seminar

FE Online Desk | Published: February 27, 2020 15:47:31 | Updated: March 01, 2020 17:59:36

Indian High Commission and IBCCI jointly organise seminar

India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) and the High Commission of India in Bangladesh jointly organised a seminar titled ‘Scope of enhancing Indo-Bangla Bilateral Trade in light of Indian National Budget 2020’ at The Westin in Dhaka recently.

Large number of participants from various Chambers of Commerce and Industry, think-tanks and business heads of multinational companies based in Bangladesh were present at the event held on Tuesday, according to a media release.  

High Commissioner of India, Riva Ganguly Das in her welcome address hoped that the Indian Budget 2020-21 will open up more business and trade opportunities between India and Bangladesh

Dr Prakash Chand Saboo, Country Head of State Bank of India in his keynote presentation on the provisions of the Indian National Budget 2020-21 said that it will help boost India-Bangladesh trade and investment to a great extent thereby enhancing the economic benefits for both the countries.

Dr Pramyesh Basall, Commercial Representative of the High Commission, made a presentation on ‘Promoting Indo-Bangla Trade and Commerce’ wherein he covered the new vistas of engagement and increasing trade and commerce between the two neighboring nations. 

Anita Barik, Railway Advisor, of the High Commission made a presentation on ongoing Connectivity Projects between India and Bangladesh.

While speaking on the occasion, President of India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry Abdul Matlub Ahme covered wide areas of trade, business and connectivity between Bangladesh and India, the release added.

The event also saw engaging presentations by Ashish Goupal, Managing Director, Marico Bangladesh Ltd on the topic “ Bangladesh –The New Asian Tiger in the Making” where he spoke on  salient features of Bangladesh economy and explained why Bangladesh has become international focus of trade and economic growth, while Robin Kumar Das, Country Head, Mahindra & Mahindra shared his excellent experience of doing business in Bangladesh for the past few years.


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