Working Session

Private Sector Engagement and Trade Facilitation

  • 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM
  • Venue: Harmony, BICC
  • Chair: Mr. Sheikh Fazle Fahim
  • Keynote Presenter: Dr. Md. Zafar Uddin

Session Concept:

The business session will explore what reform measures Bangladesh needs to undertake to improve its investment climate and strengthen institutions that support the private sector as a means of improving Bangladesh’s competitiveness to attract both domestic and foreign investment. This session will also attempt to identify appropriate policy options for trade facilitation and export diversification in light of Bangladesh’s LDC graduation in 2024.

Panelists

Mr. Sheikh Fazle Fahim
Mr. Sheikh Fazle Fahim

President, FBCCI

Dr. Md. Zafar Uddin
Dr. Md. Zafar Uddin

Secretary, Ministry of Commerce

Mr. Md. Sirajul Islam
Mr. Md. Sirajul Islam

Executive Chairman, BIDA

Mr. Paban Chowdhury
Mr. Paban Chowdhury

Executive Chairman, BEZA

Ms. Rubana Huq
Ms. Rubana Huq

President, BGMEA

John Smith-Sreen
John Smith-Sreen

(USAID/Bangladesh - Economic Growth Office Director)

Yutaka Yoshino
Yutaka Yoshino

Program Leader, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions (EFI), WB

Reources

Private Sector Engagement and Trade Facilitation

Private Sector Engagement and Trade Facilitation