50 years of Bangladesh: FICCI to unveil 3 growth drivers on FDI

Thursday, 14 October 2021

The Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is going to have an event on November 21 to commemorate the 50 years of Bangladesh's Independence with a roadmap for FDI and facilitating the economic progress of Bangladesh with three growth drivers, reports UNB.
A research report titled "3 Growth Drivers of Bangladesh: Accelerating Investment Opportunities in Agribusiness, Digital Economy and Green Finance" will be unveiled at the event.
Planning Minister MA Mannan will be present at the programme as the chief guest, while Salman F Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to Prime Minister will join it as special guest.
Shwapna Bhowmick, EC Member of FICCI and Country Manager of Marks and Spencer will chair the event.
In addition, FICCI President and Managing Director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Rupali Haque Chowdhury, FICCI Vice President and Managing Director of Singer Bangladesh - MHM Fairoz, EC member of FICCI and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank - Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Executive Director of FICCI - TIM Nurul Kabir and many other thought leaders will also be present.
The research report on three growth drivers will be revealed by FICCI President Rupali Haque Chowdhury, N. Rajashekaran, Country Officer - CitiBank N.A, and Dr. M Masrur Reaz Founder & Chairman of Policy Exchange of Bangladesh.
In regards to the report, each of these growth drivers has the potential to help the country achieve its economic goals, such as increasing employment opportunities for the people of Bangladesh, FDI, impact on small and medium enterprises (SME), achieving sustainable growth, and unlocking doors to new investment opportunities.
The inaugural session will be on "Changing the landscape". Subsequently comes "Branding Bangladesh" where FICCI is expecting to have Md Sirazul Islam - BIDA Chairman, Yasir Azman- CEO of Grameenphone Ltd, Shehzad Munim - CEO of British American Tobacco, and many more as the discussants to discuss the key aspects to generate more FDI and ways to achieve the 'Developed Bangladesh' goal.
FICCI has planned to continue the momentum of the 3 growth drivers to bring in more FDI and have more engagement with the government.