The Embassy of Bangladesh in Bhutan organized a business event titled ‘Bangladesh Bhutan Business Dialogue’ in Bumthang, one of the most vibrant cities of Bhutan, on 01 October 2021. The event was held as a part of the mission’s celebration of the Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence.
The focus of the event was to highlight Bangladesh’s recent achievements under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and advancement towards ‘Sonar Bangla’ as envisioned by the Father of the Nation through cooperation in trade and investment. The event provided an opportunity to exchange ideas with the local business community on maximizing the benefits of the recently signed Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the two countries. The Embassy organized the event in association with the Dzongkhag Business Development Committee (DBDC), which is the representative of the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) in the Bumthang area.
Ambassador of Bangladesh to Bhutan H.E. A.K.M. Shahidul Karim presided over the dialogue while the Governor of Bumthang, Ms. KesangChodenDorji attended the event as a special guest.