Ceramic expo kicks off in Dhaka
A three-day ceramics expo began in Dhaka today with the participation of 150 brands from home and abroad.
Bangladesh Ceramics Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BCMEA) organised the event at International Convention City Bashundhara.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi inaugurated the exhibition while FBCCI Senior Vice President Mustafa Azad Chowdhury Babu was present.
A total of 150 brands of 120 companies from 20 countries are taking part in the exhibition, organisers said.
Addressing the event, Tipu Munshi said, "We don't want to depend only on the RMG sector to earn foreign currencies. The ceramics sector may a good option to earn $1 billion in exports."
The minister said that the ongoing gas crisis may ease in January.
BCMEA President Md Shirajul Islam Mollah and General Secretary Irfan Uddin also spoke at the event.