India and Bangladesh will go ahead in terms of economic progress through mutual cooperation in future. India has invested $3b in infrastructure projects and the private sectors of both the countries will have a complementary relationship.
The geographical advantage of communication between Bangladesh and eastern India by raliway, road and water could turn the region into a business hub.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh H.E. Mr. Harsh vardhan Shringla made these observations while speaking at a roundtable organized by CCCI at it’s world trade center office in the port city on Thursday.
CCCI president Mahbubul Alam chaired the funciton.
MP Latif focused on the potential of different service sectors of Bangladesh and invited Indian investment of private sector in port expansion and other related projects.
Mahbubul Alam highlighted the potential in science and technology, road link, information technology , tourism, coastal water transport and education sectors and invited Indian investment for mutual benefit.
Nurunnewaz Selim, Sr. VP of CCCI asked for cooperation of HC for Indian investment while Sayed Jamal VP drew his attention for easing visa procedure for Bangladeshi patients.
Ex CCCI president Engr. Ali Ahmed, CU VC Prof. Dr. Iftekar Uddin Chowdhury, Salahuddin Kashem Khan, Mahfuzul Hoq Shah, Zafar Alam, Hossain Ahmed, AQI Chowdhury, Osman Gani Mansur, Moinuddin Ahmed Mintu, Amir Ali Hossain, Engr. Md. Shakawat Hossain, Nader Khan and Almas Shimul also spoke on the occasion.
Besides Md. Didarul Alam MP, Mazharul Islam Chowdhury, AKM Akhter Hossain, Zahirul Islam Chowdhury, Md. Ohid Siraj Chowdhury, Alhaj Md. Sirajul Islam, Mohammed Habibul Hoq, Habib Mohiuddin, Anjan Shekar Das, Md. Arif Iftekar and Asstt High Commissioner to Chittagong Somnath Haldar were also present, says a press release.