Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an Interactive Meeting with H.E. Md. Lutfor Rahman , Deputy High Commissioner, Bangladesh on January 17, 2018 at 05 :00 PM at GCCI. It was a courtesy meeting as a part of strengthening and facilitating bilateral trade relation between India and Bangladesh.
Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed the Deputy High Commissioner and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry. He highlighted that the two countries could strengthen trade relations in various sectors such as Agriculture , Textiles, Power and Energy, Sugar, Shipbuildi ng, Pharmaceuticals , Fertilizers, Brick Manufacturing , Ceramic, Cement, Paper and Plastics, Education, IT & Healthcare . He invited Bangladesh as the "Country Partner" in the GCCI initiative, "Farm 2 Fashion 2018, Indian Texti le Global Summit" on March 23-25, 2018 and requested all the textile 1:.;ompanies of Bangladesh to participate and strengthen bilateral trade between the two countries in the textile sector.
H.E. Md. Lutfor Rahman, Deputy High Commissioner, Bangladesh applauded the busi ness spirit of Gujarat and mentioned that Bangladesh is keen on increasi ng busi ness tie-ups with India and Gujarat is their preferred state. He shared the Development Vision 2020 of Bangladesh to become a modernized, technologically advanced and self reliant economy and solicited the support of India in achieving this vision. He highlighted and appreciated the political stability between the two countries. He emphasized the need to exchange high level delegation, conducting trade shows and other trade promotion activities to promote bilateral relation between both the countries.
The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks by the President.