Dhaka to take part in World Expo-2010 in Shanghai
Bangladesh will participate in the World Expo-2010, a mega event to be held from May-October in Shanghai, China.
An agreement to this effect was signed by the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) with a representative of the World Expo-2010 at the Ministry of Commerce yesterday.
FBCCI President Annisul Haq and Deputy Director of International Participation Division of the World Expo-2010 Zhou Xiangrian signed the agreement for their respective sides.
The government earlier made Annisul Haq commissioner general, Bangladesh Chapter of World Expo-2010.
Commerce Secretary Firoz Ahmed, FBCCI First Vice President Abul Kashem Ahmed, Vice President Abu Alam Chowdhury and Vice Chairman of Export Promotion Bureau Mohammad Sahab Ullah were, among others, present at the signing ceremony.
World Expo, Shanghai, China is a thematic fair and the theme for 2010 is Better Cities Better Life.
The fair will provide a unique opportunity for Bangladesh entrepreneurs to display their products and manage the pavilion for a segment of period in accordance with their capacity and to make direct interaction with the foreign buyers and visitors.