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Bangladesh hopes for better trade ties with India
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Jul '16
Courtesy: India ITME Society
Courtesy: India ITME Society
Bangladesh's Minister of State for Textiles & Jute Mirza Azam said he hopes for better trade relations with India and expects the International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society's upcoming fair in December in Mumbai would be a golden opportunity and catalyst for both the countries.

Azam's comments came at a networking programme and presentation by India ITME Society in Dhaka earlier this month.

The first ever India ITME Society delegation to Bangladesh was led by its Chairman Sanjiv Lathia. Others in the delegation included Seema Srivastava, Executive Director, Shekhar Shridhankar Jt. Director, the Society said in a press release.

Participants of ITME 2016, ITEMA S.p.A, ITALY, Duratech Automation Pvt. Ltd., CHTC Fongs Industries Co. Ltd. and Suvin Advisors Pvt. Ltd. Textile Trend from Kolkata and Screen Tex and Labels talk, two of the Media partners to India ITME 2016 also joined the delegation from India.

India's Deputy Hingh Commissioner to Bangladesh, Dr. Adarsh Swaika, who also attended the function highlighted the opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between India and Bangladesh in the textile sector.

Faruque Hassan, Sr. Vice President Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers & Exporters, (BGMEA) and Md. Fazlul Hoque, Vice President, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), Mohammad Hatem from Bangladesh knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA), Prof. Engr. Mashud Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Textiles were the special guests at the function.

Members of the industry from BTMA and BGMEA and BKMEA interacted with the Indian delegation.

The Dhaka programme also was first of its kind promotional activity organised by India ITME Society creating an unique platform for better customer interaction and direct access to local market at prominent and upcoming textile hubs.

Five Companies participated in this promotional programme, displaying catalogues and making presentation to introduce their products to customers. This also increased the interest of business visitors in the 10th India International Textile Machinery Exhibition to be held in Mumbai from December 3 to 8, 2016. (SH)

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