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PM urges businesses to diversify products, explore new markets

October 29, 2018 00:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receiving a crest from DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan at a conference titled 'Destination Bangladesh', organised by the DCCI to mark its 60th anniversary, at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on Sunday — BSS

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges on Sunday the business community to diversify their products and explore new markets in the world for their items availing of government support, reports UNB.

"We've to diversify our export products...you've to think how much varieties you can bring in your export basket," she said.

The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating the 'Destination Bangladesh: Gateway to growth and Development' organised by Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) to celebrate its 60th year of founding at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city.

Sheikh Hasina said the business community needs to come out from the traditional mindset of reaching only one or two destinations for their products. At the programme, the Prime Minister was honoured with the Visionary Leadership Awards for her contributions to developing the country, particularly promoting the private sector.

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