Pakistan High Commission Dhaka in collaboration with Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Ministry of Commerce organized a Webinar on 04 January 2021 for ‘Orientation of Pakistani companies participating in the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (DCCI) virtual Business Conclave’, which will take place on 05- 07 January 2021.
His Excellency High Commissioner for Pakistan Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui welcomed the participants and thanked DCCI for guiding Pakistani companies on technical handling of the virtual platform. He reiterated Pakistan High Commission’s strengthened engagement with DCCI for a Joint Action Plan and proposed MoU to boost bilateral trade activities. Speakers from DCCI included; (i) Mr. Afsarul Arifeen, Secretary General (ii) Mr. Md Joynal Abdin, Secretary (iii) Mr. Enamul Hafiz Latifee, Deputy Secretary, Trade Facilitation and SME Development and (iv) Mr. Mohammad Musleh Uddin, Deputy Secretary, R&D and SME Development.
Formal speeches and briefings were followed by a Question-Answer session for the Pakistani participants. The Webinar ended with a vote of thanks from Commercial Secretary Pakistan High Commission Dhaka, Mr. Muhammad Suleman Khan, who also moderated the whole event.
Pakistan is participating in DCCI Business Conclave as one of the Partner Countries which also include; China, Turkey, Poland, Vietnam, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Algeria, besides Bangladesh. More than 50 Pakistani companies are participating in the event from seven different sectors: (i) Apparels and Textiles, (ii) Light engineering goods, (iii) Pharmaceuticals, (iv) Agro and Food Processing, (v) IT and IT-enabled services, (vi) Leather products, and (vii) Plastics. The High Commissioner has also been invited to the virtual inauguration ceremony of the Conclave on 05 January 2021.