Bangladesh may emerge seeing as the biggest commercial production hub in Asia, said Indian Great Commissioner found in Dhaka Vikram Doraiswami.
He made the statement while addressing a good reception programme organised by Indian Importers Chambers of Commerce and Industries in the hotel Westin Dhaka on Wednesday.
Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir, past FBCCI President AK Azad, Bengal Group Vice-Chairman and Bengal Bank Chairman Md Mohammad Jashim Uddin were present on the occasion.
Many largest companies of India are keen to purchase Bangladesh due to low production cost, said Doraiswami.
The Indian companies are also interested to invest here and take the merchandise to India for marketing. “This will facilitate financial production and reduce the price tag on many commodities in Bangladesh which finally to be beneficial for both countries,” he added.
Having stated in Bangladesh at low priced, electronics items, safe normal water and several other commodities can be taken up to India, he explained adding that equally countries will benefit from such ventures.
The Indian envoy laid emphasis on further expansion of connectivity between the two countries together with increase in rail-road-water and airways between India and Bangladesh.
The reception programme was attended, among others, by President of Indian Importers Chamber of Commerce & Industry AK Saxena, President of Bangladesh Puja Udzapan Parishad Faridpur district branch Dr Joshoda Jibon Deb Nath and Managing Director of Gemstone World Dilip Kumar Agarwal.
A book compiled by Dr Joshoda Jibon Deb Nath was also released at the function.