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FBCCI signs MoU with FEC for bilateral ties

  • Special Correspondent
  • 14 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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FBCCI signs MoU with FEC for bilateral ties
FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin and France-Bangladesh Economic Chamber President Kazi Enayet Ullah sign an MoU at the Business Meeting organised by the France-Bangladesh Economic Chamber in Paris on Friday.

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with France-Bangladesh Economic Chamber (FEC) on Friday in France for greater cooperation and partnership between two trade bodies.

Md Jashim Uddin, President of FBCCI and Kazi Enayet Ullah, President of FEC, signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations at the Business Meeting organised by the FEC at Paris in France.

Addressing the MoU signing ceremony, FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin said that the MoU will certainly help further promote the cooperation for diversifying trade and expanding investment in a meaningful manner. FBCCI chief also mentioned that Bangladesh offers best competitive fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for investment.

 Manufacturers of Bangladesh are adopting greener technologies and modern production methods aligned with 4IR and challenges of climate change.

Among the world’s top 10 green RMG factories, the top seven are located in Bangladesh, he said.

Bangladesh requires huge Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for inclusive growth, according to him.      He urged French investors to consider Bangladesh as an ideal destination for relocation of their industry.

He also invited NRB Bangladeshis to invest in Bangladesh taking the investment incentives. FBCCI as the apex trade body of Bangladesh is always open to facilitate business interest in Bangladesh, he added.

 Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Senior Vice President, FBCCI urged the NRB businessmen to come forward for branding Bangladeshi products in France, While, MA Momen, Vice President of FBCCI emphasised on regular networking between businessmen of both Bangladesh and France to enhance bilateral trade and economic activities.

Priti Chakraborty and Md Saiful Islam, directors of FBCCI also spoke the meeting.

Vice President of FBCCI Md Aminul Haque Shamim, former Vice-President Md Halal Uddin, Director Shomi Kaiser, Khan Ahmed Shuvo, Dr Ferdousi Begum, Jesmin Akhter, Director, Bengal Group of Industries, also joined the meeting, among others.

Leaders of France-Bangladesh Economic Chamber and NRB businessmen of Paris attended the meeting.

Earlier on Wednesday, the FBCCI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MEDEF International (Mouvement des Entreprises de France International), the apex trade body of France.