Indian HC wants better services at land ports

Staff Correspondent

26 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Indian HC wants better services at land ports

Leaders of FBCCI led by its President Sheikh F Fahim exchange views with Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Riva Ganguli Das at Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Sunday.

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguli Das on Sunday stressed the need for more facilitation of land port services on both sides so that exportable goods can be delivered smoothly through all the land ports.

The Indian high commissioner made the observation at a meeting with Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) president Sheikh F Fahim at Indian High Commission in Dhaka, said a FBCCI press release.

They discussed issues on development of bilateral trade and cooperation in education and technical sector between the two fighboring countries. During the meeting, the Indian High Commissioner lauded the country’s remarkable progress in socio-economic developments.

India and Bangladesh has reached into a new height in trade and political relationship in recent years, she added.

In response to a point of FBCCI President, the High Commissioner mentioned that India has plenty of skilled trainers who can provide their expertise to help develop the FBCCI Institutions.

If the Indian business people come to Bangladesh to do business here, Bangladesh will be benefited, she added.

FBCCI President Sheikh F Fahim said that the present government is working sincerely to develop the business environment and for ease of doing business. FBCCI, as the apex trade body of the country is extending necessary assistance to implement the government development programs.

To meet the demand driven workforce FBCCI has established the ‘FBCCI International University’ and ‘FBCCI Technical and Vocational Institute’. To run the Institutions, FBCCI Chief emphasized on sharing knowledge with India in these sectors, he added.

FBCCI Vice Presidents Hasina Newaaz, Rejaul Karim Rejnu and FBCCI Director Prabir Kumar Saha took part in the discussion.

Deputy High Commissioner of India in Dhaka Bishwadip Dey, and Pramyesh Basall Commercial Officer of Indian High Commission also joined the meeting.