Business Summit to highlight economic, market strengths of Bangladesh

FBCCI holds networking luncheon with ministers and ambassadors

Published : 19 Jan 2023 09:27 PM

FBCCI, the apex trade organization of Bangladesh is going to organize the ‘Bangladesh Business Summit-2023’ in march this year on the occasion of its 50th year anniversary. To brief about this upcoming summit, the FBCCI organized a Networking Luncheon with Ministers of Bangladesh, Foreign Ambassadors and Business Leaders on Thursday at the Grand Ballroom of Sheraton Dhaka.

Bangladesh Business Summit 2023, scheduled for March 11-13 2023, is an international trade and investment promotion event. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the event and will also join the fireside chat with Richard Quest, one of the most prominent media figures from CNN in the USA.

The summit, envisaged to become Bangladesh’s flagship business event, seeks to highlight Bangladesh economic and market strengths, and concrete trade and investment opportunities in Bangladesh by convening national and global business leaders, investors, policymakers, practitioners, policy and market analysts, academia, and innovators.

The Bangladesh Business Summit will also host the best of Bangladesh Expo and FBCCI Business Awards 2023. 

The FBCCI is partnering with CNN to cover the event globally. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and Bangladesh Investment Development Authority- BIDA are also working with the FBCCI for the summit.

While speaking as the chief guest at the Briefing and Networking Luncheon event, the Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen said, The Bangladesh Business Summit is a very timely initiative in the backdrop of Covid- 19 wave and Russia-Ukrain war and desperately disrupted global economy and supply chain. Today we are here to listen to FBCCI about the plans and aims during the upcoming Business Summit. 

And they have made their points. I’m particularly happy, my ministry, the ministry of foreign affairs, also key partner to this special event. We are working with our best possible calculations to stimulate our production ecosystem and keep trade in investment points.’

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi MP thanked the FBCCI for taking this wonderful initiative to represent Bangladesh to the world as the business hub of Asia and beyond.

He said, Bangladesh stands as a success story attracting investors from the dominating global players like Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Japan, India, China, Russia & USA and the sustainable progress of Bangladesh has been reflected in the UN declaration of Bangladesh as eligible for LDC graduation.

Md. Jashim Uddin, President of the FBCCI and the key person to organize such a large-scale international summit, said, “This country is now moving forward with a new vision. That is Smart Bangladesh. A cost-effective, sustainable, intelligent, knowledge-based, innovative Smart Bangladesh will be built on the four main foundations of Smart Citizen, Smart Economy, Smart Government and Smart Society by 2041”.