Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given the following message on the occasion of the 24th Dhaka International Trade Fair-2019.
“I am happy to know that the Ministry of Commerce and Export Promotion Bureau are jointly organizing the month-long 24th Dhaka International Trade Fair-2019.
This fair will create an opportunity for sharing knowledge, skill, experiences, culture and technology with the entrepreneurs of other countries which would contribute sustaining in a competitive global trading system. Bangladeshi entrepreneurs will face multi-dimensional challenges when it will graduate from its LDC status. I urge, the local business communities to comply with the local and international business norms and UN principles of sustainability to realize our dream, to be a developed country by 2041.
The government has been providing different incentive to diversify products and export-market, improve quality of products and enhance market competitiveness. It has been supporting the industries relentlessly’ for setting up environment-friendly green industries, using advancedtechnology, applying innovation techniques ensuring labor welfare and improving workingenvironment. Power production has already increased. We have developed roads and transportinfrastructure increased capacities of the ports and establishment of economic zones. These activities are expected to accelerate trade and commerce. In the context of current global trend, we have revised our trade policies for making them more investment friendly. We must prepare ourselves to face the challenges ahead of us.
I hope, the fair will contribute to spread innovations amongst the local entrepreneurs in improving competitiveness and long term business relationship with their local and global partners for mutual benefits and sustainable development. I welcome the entrepreneurs for their participation in this fair.
I wish ‘Dhaka International Trade Fair-2019’ a grand success.
Joi Bangla, Joi Bangabandhu
May Bangladesh Live Forever.”