Thursday, 26 May, 2022

DCCI urges Rwanda to import more Bangladeshi products

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI) on Sunday urged African country Rwanda to enhance import of Bangladeshi products.

Arman Haque, Senior Vice President of DCCI, requested Rwanda’s importers to import steel, cement, eco-friendly brick, PVC pipe, electrical cable and skilled construction workers from Bangladesh.

He made the request in a meeting of DCCI with High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda based in New Delhi Mukangira Jacqueline at DCCI Gulshan Center on Sunday.

Bangladeshi investors have a good prospect in the growing infrastructure sector of Africa’s one of the promising countries, Rwanda, Arman said.

Arman assured the High Commissioner that the Dhaka Chamber will extend its fullest cooperation in facilitating any business delegation from Rwanda.

In response, High Commissioner of Rwanda Mukangira Jacqueline said that the existing trade relations with Bangladesh is very good and it will continue in future as well.

She also said that Rwanda is the second fastest growing economy in Africa and fifth in east African region in terms of creating network readiness.

She mentioned that in Rwanda an entrepreneur can avail company registration in less than 6 hours. She invited Bangladeshi investors to invest in Rwanda with a view to capturing large African market.

Mukangira stressed stronger collaboration between the businessmen of both the countries.

She urged Dhaka Chamber to sign a MoU with the Chamber in Rwanda in order to facilitate frequent exchange of business delegation.

DCCI Vice President Monowar Hossain and Second Counsellor of the High Commission of Rwanda Irakoze Prosper were also present during the meeting.