Uzbek business delegation meets Jute Minister

DHAKA, Dec 20, 2016 (BSS) - A business delegation from Uzbekistan today met Textile and Jute Minister Muhammad Imaj Uddin Pramanik at the ministry's conference room at Bangladesh Secretariat.

During their courtesy meeting, they discussed issues related to bilateral trade and investment along with matters on textile and jute sectors and their progress, according to an official release.

The visiting Uzbek delegation members said the relations between Bangladesh and Uzbekistan are not only economic but also historic and Uzbekistan believes that Bangladesh is its friendly country.

The delegation comprised Deputy Governor of Samarkhand Zone Abdu Majid, Deputy Chief of Water and Agriculture Development Feroz Abilav, Head of Administration of Argot District Mamat Turdiv, Director of Regional Branch of National Bank of Uzbekistan Tursunv and others.

The minister said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is very cordial about textile and jute industries, adding that, "With Sheikh Hasina's sincere efforts and dynamic leadership, Bangladesh is now becoming a global brand in the textile sector."

He said the government has also undertaken various initiatives for further progress of the sector, the release said.

During the meeting, Textile and Jute Secretary MA Quader Sarkar, BTMC chairman Brigadier General M Baizid Sarwar and other officials concerned were present, it added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)