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Bangladesh Business Summit to accelerate trillion-dollar journey: FBCCI

Bangladesh Business Summit in Dhaka from Mar 11-13
Staff Correspondent
18 Feb 2023 17:27:58 | Update: 19 Feb 2023 16:54:11
Bangladesh Business Summit to accelerate trillion-dollar journey: FBCCI
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Bangladesh Business Summit, 2023 will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka from March 11 to March 13, aiming to attract global investments in the country.

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) will organise this event in collaboration with the government, marking 50 years of the apex trade body. FBCCI disclosed details of the event in a press conference at a hotel in the capital on Saturday.

Speaking at the press conference, FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin said the federation currently has 412 product-based trade organisations, 87 chambers at district and metropolitan levels, 18 chambers for women entrepreneurship, and 20 bilateral chambers.

“Our economy was $90 billion in 2008, which is $470 billion today. We are going to organize a three-day Bangladesh Business Summit from March 11 to 13 to accelerate the country's economic progress,” Jashim Uddin said.

He said three plenary sessions, 13 parallel sessions, open discussions etc. will be organised with traders, investors, analysts and policy makers to find out the country's trade and investment opportunities, obstacles and ways to overcome.

Jashim Uddin said ministers from 12 to 15 countries will participate in this international conference. Besides, representatives of large companies from different countries of the world will also participate.

The FBCCI President said the best of Bangladesh Expo will be organised along with the Business Summit. The potential sectors of the country including textiles, agro-processed food, leather, ceramics, jute will be presented to the foreign investors in this exhibition.

Bangladesh Business Excellence Award will be given to entrepreneurs for their special contribution to the development of the country’s economy and trade. A special jury board consisting of economists, journalists and businessmen has been formed for this special award.