Tofail leads high-level trade team to Cambodia
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed MP left Dhaka on Tuesday for Cambodia leading a high-level business delegation including ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman.
The delegation will attend a bilateral meeting with business leaders from Cambodia headed by Cambodian Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak today (Wednesday).
Bangladesh Ambassador to Cambodia and Thailand Ms. Saida Muna Tasneem will also join the bilateral business meeting.
By the sideline of the bilateral business meeting Tofail Ahmed will also inaugurate ICC workshop on "International Trade Finance and Development of Global value Chains" jointly organized by ICC Bangladesh; Trade, Training & Research Institute (TTRI) of Ministry of Commerce-Cambodia (TTRI); Institute of Banking and Finance of Cambodia & Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman will deliver inaugural speech at the workshop. The workshop will be held during 25-27 April. Some 140 participants will be attending this three day event. Out of them 50 bankers from Bangladesh, 35 bankers from Cambodia, three from Myanmar and Thailand and 50 participants from Ministry of Commerce Cambodia & representatives from SMEs. The delegation is expected to return Dhaka on April 29.
The Business delegation include Mrs. Rokia Afzal Rahman, Vice President, ICC Bangladesh; Mohammad Fazlul Azim, Managing Director, Azim Group; Matiur Rahman, Former President, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chairman and Managing Director, Uttara Group of Companies; Abdul Hai Sarker, Managing Director, Shohagpur Textile Mills Limited and former President, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association; Mohd. Arshad Ali, Managing Director, The Merchants Limited; Md. Fazlul Hoque, Managing Director, Plummy Fashions Limited and former President, Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA); Mohammed Abdul Awal, Chairman, Bengal Shipping Line Ltd & former President, Bangladesh-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BPCCI). Ataur Rahman, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce - Bangladesh and Ajay Bihari Saha, General Manager, International Chamber of Commerce - Bangladesh also accompanies the delegation.