‘Showcase Bangladesh’ to be held in Kuala Lumpur July 11

Staff Correspondent

2 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

‘Showcase Bangladesh’ to be held in Kuala Lumpur July 11

Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI) President Syed Moazzam Hossain speaks at a press conference organised for announcing the holding of “4th Showcase Bangladesh-Go Global” at the Jatiya Press Club in the city on Monday.

The Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI) is going to organise the “4th Showcase Bangladesh-Go Global” in Kuala Lumpur on July 11 for promoting Bangladeshi products in the Malaysian market.

“The event will be held on July 11 at the Royale Chulan Hotel in Kuala Lumpur for creating brand awareness about the Bangladeshi products and services among the Malaysian entrepreneurs,” said BMCCI President Syed Moazzam Hossain at a press conference at the Jatiya Press Club in the city.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi is expected to attend the showcase as the chief guest while State Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmed, Deputy Minister for International Trade and Industry (MITI) of Malaysia YB Dr Ong Kian and Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Sheikh Fazle Fahim will be present as special guests.

Moazzem said BMCCI is organizing the fair in collaboration with the Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and supported by the Malaysia South-South Association (MASSA), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and Bangladesh economic Zones Authority (BEZA).

The ‘Showcase Bangladesh-Go Global’ is BMCCI’s flagship event to attract investment in Bangladesh and expand the bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Malaysia by facilitating business-to-business interaction among interested companies, he added.

With the theme of ‘Go Global’ the BMCCI president said, the event will explore key trade and investment opportunities that exist for Bangladesh in particular from Malaysian counterparts.

“The event will also focus on trade and investment practices, opportunities and challenges of major stakeholders- both private and public,” he added.

Moazzam Hossain said Bangladesh has lucrative export product lines in terms of quality and sustainability, like readymade oven and knit garments, frozen fish, leather goods, jute and jute products, tea, pharmaceutical products, ceramic tableware, halal products, leather products and ICT.

He said BMCCI is not only promoting Bangladeshi products in Malaysia but also offering better investment opportunities for the Malaysian entrepreneurs in Bangladesh.

“The showcase targets holding several interactive networking options both for Bangladeshi and Malaysian business people,” he added.

The event will be comprised of seminars and B2B meetings, together with showcasing Bangladeshi products. It will be attended by major business houses, interested investors and government bodies of Malaysia and also the local investors from Bangladesh who aspires to bring investment from Malaysia to Bangladesh. During the press conference, Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia in Dhaka Amir Farid Abu Hasan, Chairman of the ‘4th Showcase Bangladesh-Go Global’ organising committee M Alamgir Jalil and BMCCI Secretary General Shabbir Ahmed Khan, among others, were present.