FBCCI delegation leaves Dhaka to attend COP-26

Published : 31 Oct 2021 09:17 PM | Updated : 03 Nov 2021 11:56 AM

A high-level trade delegation from the FBCCI, the apex body of business, has left Dhaka on Sunday for a two-week visit to the United Kingdom and France as entourage of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the “26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)” and other events.

The business leaders left Shahjalal International Airport for Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday morning. The delegation is led by FBCCI President Md. Jashim Uddin.

While in the United Kingdom, the delegation will participate with the Prime Minister at the COP26 to be held in Glasgow on Monday and Tuesday (November 1 and 2, 2021).

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The business leaders will start their journey from Glasgow to London on Wednesday (November 3, 2021).

They will take part in the conference titled "Bangladesh Investments Summit-2021: Building Sustainable Growth Partnership" organized by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) at the Queen Elizabeth Center Broad Sanctuary in London on Thursday (November 4, 2021).  FBCCI and HSBC will sign an agreement titled "Joint Study for UK and Bangladesh Markets to Foster the Bilateral Trade and Investment" in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the conference.

The FBCCI-led delegation will attend a meeting with Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council (CWEIC) at the Mayfair in London that afternoon. In the evening, the MoU with UK Bangladesh Catalyst of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI) will be renewed.

They will attend another meeting with the London Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in the morning on Friday (November 5, 2021) and attend a networking dinner hosted by the British Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BBCCI) in the evening.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between the Chamber Wales and the Wales-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday (November 8, 2021).

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