Visa for India to be made easier for exporters

Published : 18 Nov 2021 08:47 PM

Anindya Banerjee, Assistant High Commissioner of India in Chittagong, assured Bangladeshi exporters that it would be easier for them to obtain visas to travel to India.

 He made the assurance while exchanging views with BGMEA leaders at BGMEA building in Khulshi on Wednesday afternoon.

 BGMEA First Vice President Syed Nazrul Islam presided over the function.  BGMEA Vice President Rakibul Alam Chowdhury, BGMEA Director AM Shafiul Karim (Khokon), M Ahsanul Haque, Miraj-e-Mostafa (Kaiser), BGMEA members Mahfuzul Haque Shah, Mahfuzur Rahman, Moinuddin Ahmed Chowdhury, Indian Assistant High Commission in Chittagong.  

Syed Nazrul Islam said Bangladesh's relations with India, a friendly neighbor, are growing day by day in various fields including trade.

He sought cooperation in overcoming the existing barriers in marketing of Bangladeshi readymade garments and other export products in the huge market of India.  In addition, Bangladeshi traders and exporters emphasized the need to facilitate visas for travel to India in order to expand export trade.

He ssid, India's investment in various sectors of Bangladesh, especially in the IT sector, and said that trade and commerce would continue to grow through good relations and communication between the businessmen of the two countries.

Indian Assistant High Commissioner Anindya Banerjee said there is a huge opportunity in the Indian market to market Bangladeshi garment industry and other export products.

He called on both the parties to take initiatives on how to further expand and facilitate the facilities through mutual communication at the business level.