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‘Yunnan has immense opportunities for Bangladeshi businesses’

Published : 24 Sep 2022 10:13 PM | Updated : 24 Sep 2022 10:13 PM

Speakers at a discussion have said there are immense opportunities for Bangladeshi businessmen in China’s Yunnan province, which is two hours air travel distance from Dhaka.

The province's natural beauty also easily attracts travel-loving people of Bangladesh, they said.

They came up with the remarks at a program on “Colorful Yunnan” jointly organized by Chinese  Embassy in Dhaka, the foreign affairs office (China) of the Yunnan Province, and the Yunnan Commercial Representative Office in Dhaka.

The program was held at Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center (BBCFEC) in the capital on Saturday.

Speaking as the chief guest, State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khalid said, “Around 80 per cent area of Yunnan is hilly . There are thousands of varieties of flowers in the province and its natural beauty easily attracts tourists.”

Li Jiming, Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh, said, “The distance between Bangladesh and Yunnan is not too much and it takes only two hours by air. The landscape, hills, diversified culture, and foods easily attract tourists.”

The program was organized to celebrate 73 years of the National Day People's Republic of China.

The culture and heritage, natural beauty, flowers, organic food, and many other products of the province were displayed at the function.

Governor of Yunnan Province Wang Yubo, Director of Yunnan Commercial Representative Office in Bangladesh Li Xiao, among others, spoke at the function.