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Bangladesh Business Summit, 2023 to be held in Dhaka in March

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Published: 18:04, 18 February 2023  
Bangladesh Business Summit, 2023 to be held in Dhaka in March

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Bangladesh Business Summit, 2023 will be held in Dhaka in March, aiming to attract global investment in the country.

The Business Summit-2023 will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on March 11–13.

The government will organize the event in cooperation with FBCC, marking the 50 years of the apex trade body.

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) in a press conference in a city hotel on Saturday disclosed the details of the event.

Speaking at the press conference FBCCI President Md Jasim Uddin said the federation currently has 412 product-based trade organizations, 87 chambers at district and metropolitan levels, 18 chambers for women entrepreneurship and 20 bilateral chambers.

"Our economy was $90 billion in 2008, which is $470 billion today. We are going to organize a three-day Bangladesh Business Summit from March 11 to 13 to accelerate the country's economic progress," he added.

He said three plenary sessions, 13 parallel sessions, open discussions etc. will be organized with traders, investors, analysts and policy makers to find out the country's trade and investment opportunities, obstacles and ways to overcome.

Jasim Uddin said ministers from 12 to 15 countries will participate in this international conference.

Besides, representatives of large companies from different countries of the world will also participate.

The FBCCI President said the best of Bangladesh Expo will be organized along with the Business Summit.

The potential sectors of the country including itextiles, agro-processed food, leather, ceramics, jute will be presented to the foreign investors in this exhibition.

Jasim said Bangladesh Business Excellence Award will be given to entrepreneurs for their special contribution to the development of the country's economy and trade.

A special jury board consisting of economists, journalists and businessmen has been formed for this special award.

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