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FICCI to unveil 3 growth drivers for Bangladesh

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Published: 22:42, 13 October 2021  
FICCI to unveil 3 growth drivers for Bangladesh

The Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is going to unveil three growth drivers of Bangladesh at an event next month

The Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is going to unveil three growth drivers of Bangladesh at an event next month.

It will organise the event on November 21 to commemorate the 50 years of Bangladesh’s Independence with a roadmap for FDI and facilitating the economic progress of the country, the FICCI said in a press statement on Wednesday.

A research report titled “3 Growth Drivers of Bangladesh: Accelerating Investment Opportunities in Agribusiness, Digital Economy and Green Finance” will be unveiled at the event.

Planning Minister MA Mannan will be present as chief guest while Salman F Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Prime Minister will join as a special guest at the programme.

Shwapna Bhowmick, EC member of FICCI and Country Manager of Marks and Spencer, will be the programme chair for the event. In addition, FICCI President and Managing Director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Rupali Haque Chowdhury, FICCI Vice President and Managing Director of Singer Bangladesh MHM Fairoz, EC member of FICCI and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Executive Director of FICCI TIM Nurul Kabir and many other leaders will also be present at the event.

The research report on three growth drivers will be revealed by FICCI President Rupali Haque Chowdhury, N Rajashekaran, Country Officer – CitiBank NA, and Dr M Masrur Reaz, Founder & Chairman of Policy Exchange of Bangladesh.

In regards to the report, each of these growth drivers has the potential to help the country achieve its economic goals, such as increasing employment opportunities for the people of Bangladesh, FDI, impact on small and medium enterprises (SME), achieving sustainable growth, and unlocking doors to new investment opportunities, the press statement mentioned.

The inaugural session will be on “Changing the landscape”. Subsequently comes “Branding Bangladesh” where the FICCI is expecting to have Md Sirazul Islam, BIDA Chairman, Yasir Azman, CEO of Grameenphone Ltd, Shehzad Munim, CEO of British American Tobacco, and many more as the discussants to discuss the key aspects to generate more FDI and ways to achieve the Developed Bangladesh goal.

FICCI has plans to continue the momentum of the three growth drivers to bring in more FDI and to have more engagement with the government.

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