Business team from India due Sunday
A 40-member delegation of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will arrive in Dhaka on July 19 on a three-day visit to promote trade and investment between the two countries.
Harsh C Mariwala, vice president of FICCI, will lead the business delegation, according to an announcement of Indian High Commission in Dhaka yesterday.
The delegation will be one of the biggest and of most diverse groups from India to visit Bangladesh.
The visit, being organised in association with the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry, is aimed at scouting for investment opportunities in Bangladesh.
A one-day conference on Bangladesh-India Economic Relations will be organised on July 20 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel. Commerce Minister Faruk Khan is expected to inaugurate the conference.
Three business sessions on FDI (foreign direct investment) opportunities between Bangladesh and India, infrastructure, trade, banking, border trade and non-tariff barriers would be held followed by business-to-business meetings.