Thursday, 9 April, 2020, 2:35 PM
latest DU postpones class, exams for indefinite period       Bangladeshi doctor in UK dies of COVID-19        President rejects Bangabandhu killer's mercy petition       Corona cases pass 15 lakh; death toll tops 88,000      
Home Business

Asia Pharma Expo-2020 Ends In City Today

BD exports medicines to 145 countries meeting local demand

Published : Sunday, 1 March, 2020 at 12:00 AM  Count : 372
Business Correspondent

Prime Minister's Adviser on Private Industry and Investment Salman F Rahman MP, BAPI President Nazmul Hassan MP, and Bangladesh Drug Administration Director General Major General Mahbubur Rahman among others attend inauguration of Asia Pharma Expo-2020, being held at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in Dhaka on Friday.

Prime Minister's Adviser on Private Industry and Investment Salman F Rahman MP, BAPI President Nazmul Hassan MP, and Bangladesh Drug Administration Director General Major General Mahbubur Rahman among others attend inauguration of Asia Pharma Expo-2020, being held at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in Dhaka on Friday.

The pharmaceutical industry of Bangladesh has been making significant contribution to Bangladesh's economy and the sector currently meets around 98 percent of the local demand for medicines, Prime Minister's Adviser on Private Industry and Investment Salman F Rahman MP said on Friday.
He was speaking as the the chief guest at the inaugural function of the three-day Asia Pharma Expo-2020, being held at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in Dhaka. The expo will conclude today (Sunday).
He said currently Bangladeshi medicines are also being exported to 145 countries including the regulated markets of the USA, Europe, and Australia.
Pharma has been declared as the export thrust sector and the government is taking various initiatives to promote the sector to realize its huge export potential.
The Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceuticals Industries (BAPI) in collaboration with GPE Expo Private Limited is holding the 12th version of the exposition.
Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, BAPI President Nazmul Hassan MP, and Bangladesh Drug Administration Director General Major General Mahbubur Rahman also spoke at the inaugural session.











« PreviousNext »



Latest News
Most Read News
Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka.
Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000. Phone :9586651-58. Online: 9513959, Advertisement: 9513663
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected],   [ABOUT US]     [CONTACT US]   [AD RATE]   Developed & Maintenance by i2soft