A four-day trade show, titled 'Thailand Week 2016', began here on Wednesday, aiming to help expand trade relations between the two countries.
A colourful Thai cultural show was held at the inaugural session of the fair.
The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Thailand and Royal Thai Embassy in Dhaka are jointly hosting the event in two phases.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed inaugurated the event as the chief guest at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in the city.
Charge d' Affaires at the Thai Embassy Phasit Chudabuddhi and Executive Director and Consul (Commercial) Suwimol Tilokruangchai also spoke at the inaugural session.
Trade days will consist of Business Matching sessions to be held until Thursday and on March 18 and 19 the exhibition will remain open to the public.
This event is an effort of the Royal Thai government to expand the opportunities to the business communities of both countries which will consequently strengthen the economical ties, said the organisers.