POST TIME: 1 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Bhutan wants to boost trade with Bangladesh

Bhutan wants to boost trade with Bangladesh

Bhutan yesterday expressed its keen interest to boost the bilateral trade with Bangladesh, reports UNB.

It also emphasised on Bangladeshi investment in Bhutan and identifying the potential sectors for expansion of the bilateral trade.

The interest was expressed at a meeting between a 36-member Bhutan delegation and the business leaders of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) at the FBCCI Conference Centre in the capital.

The programme titled ERP (engage, reflect and plan of action) was moderated by FBCCI Senior Vice-president Sheikh Fazle Fahim while Sonam Tobden Rabgye, Ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh, was present, said a press release.

Chewang Rinzin, Deputy Chamberlain to the King of Bhutan, led the delegation comprising of 36 government officials from its different ministries.

FBCCI directors and heads of its different bodies also attended the meeting.

The Bhutanese delegation has come to Bangladesh to explore the potentials of enhancing bilateral trade with Bangladesh and to find out the challenges.

As both Bangladesh and Bhutan are in the LDC group, the existing trade can be reached to a new height through combined efforts, they mentioned.Sonam Tobden Rabgye mentioned the simplification of the business visa process for Bangladesh entrepreneurs to work with Bhutan.