Continuation of GSP facility stressed


A 10-member delegation of the International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) led by its founding president and former Chittagong City Corporation mayor Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury left the city for US on May 30 to explore business opportunities and enhance trade relationship between Bangladesh and US, said a press statement.

The IBFB delegation held a meeting with the US Commercial Service of Federal Government team in Los Angeles. Rachid Sayouty, Director of US Commercial Service of Federal Government in Los Angeles, led the US side where Bobby Hines, international trade specialist was also present.

During the meeting, the Bangladesh team laid emphasis on continuation of GSP facility and other steps to help Bangladesh RMG sector. The IBFB delegation also urged for opening an office of US Commercial Service in Bangladesh.

Besides, the IBFB team also had a meeting with Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce where its Senior Vice President (Global Initiative) Carlos J. Valderrama was present. Los Angeles Chamber said that more business delegation from Bangladesh should visit US.

The delegation also attended a reception organised by the US-Bangladesh Business Forum (USBBF). More than 100 US businessmen were present on the occasion.

The US-Bangladesh Business Forum (USBBF) Founding President Firoz Fakhry and President Manzoor Chowdhury received the IBFB delegation.

Source: The Financialexpress-bd