FBCCI, the apex body of business, is developing a master plan to determine the necessary strategies for logistics in the coming days.
Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin, the President of FBCCI informed this at a press conference held at the FBCCI office on Saturday afternoon. He said that the biggest challenge in Post-LDC period is to increase sector-based capacity to meet the changing global demand. To address this challenge, FBCCI is going to set up an innovation center to enhance the capacity of domestic industries. The concept paper will be submitted to the government next month.
North South University is working with the FBCCI on Circular Economy and recycling. The FBCCI President hopes that with the completion of these ongoing activities, power generation and recycled products from the country's waste will increase, said a statement.
Highlighting the recent visit to the United Kingdom and France, the FBCCI President said that the 2nd and 3rd generation of Bangladeshi expatriates have been closely associated with the main economies of the two countries. But they do not have much idea about Bangladesh. If these expatriate entrepreneurs can be connected with the international trade of Bangladesh, it will be easier to capture the mainstream market of the two countries. To this end, the FBCCI has signed a memorandum of understanding with the mainstream trade organizations of the United Kingdom and France.
The FBCCI has also signed a memorandum of understanding with HSBC to list new potential products outside of readymade garments, to explore their export opportunities and barriers. As a result of these activities, FBCCI President Md. Jashim Uddin hopes that the wheel of economic progress of Bangladesh will be further accelerated by utilizing the potential of a developing Nation.
The press conference was organized on the occasion of “Bijoyer 50 Bochhor: Laal ShobujerMohotshab” a 16-day gala celebration. The FBCCI, besides taking various steps to expand trade and commerce,celebrates the golden jubilee of independence as an expression of love and gratitude to the country, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and millions of martyrs,.
Also present at the press conference were FBCCI Senior Vice President Mr. Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Vice President MA Momen, Md. Aminul Hoque Shamim, Md. Amin Helaly, Md. Salahuddin Ahmed and M. A. Razzak Khan Raj. The directors of the FBCCI were also present.