CCCI President Mahbubul Alam and President of the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry BS Agrawal inked the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations at Bangabandu Conference Hall of the World Trade Centre in the port city yesterday.
Before signing the MoU, a meeting tilted B2B (Business-to-Business) was held between the businessmen from Chittagong and the delegation of Gujarat Chamber to share their expectation, ideas and problems in doing business.
Gujarat Chamber delegation had earlier visited different industries in Chittagong city’s EPZ, Pahartali, and other area on Wednesday.
Addressing the meeting, CCCI President Mahbubul Alam urged the Indian delegation to invest in Chittagong considering the geographical advantages and the facilities being provided by the government.
Indian business delegation chief BS Agrawal said: “Bangladesh has a good position in the international market for its readymade garments and the country will get more benefits from importing synthetic, fabrics from Gujrat and by setting up industries under joint venture initiatives.”
Agrawal also invited a CCCI delegation to Surat, the textile hub of Gujarat, to see the business potentials there.
Presided over by CCCI President Mahbubul Alam, the meeting was addressed, among others, by CCCI’s Senior Vice-President Md Nurun Newaj Selim, Vice-President Sayed Jamal Ahmed, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Mumbai Samina Naz, Indian High Commission’s First Secretary Rakesh Ramon, AK Khan and Company Ltd Managing Director (MD) Salahuddin Kashem Khan, BSRM’s MD Ameer Alihussain, BGMEA’s Director ANM Saifuddin and OOCL’s GM Captain Gias Uddin Chowdhury.