Dhaka, June 19 (UNB) - Azerbaijan is keen to import more products, including furniture, ceramic tiles, pharmaceuticals and IT ones, from Bangladesh.
Both Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and the Apex Chamber of Azerbaijan may also form a “Joint Chamber” in nearest future.
Azerbaijan also wants to enhance the trade relations between the two countries.
This was discussed between the FBCCI leaders and Dr Ashraf Shikhaliyev, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan based in India, at the FBCCI auditorium in Dhaka on Wednesday.
FBCCI acting president Md Muntakim Ashraf at the meeting briefed the envoy about the role of private sector in the fast-growing development activities of the country.
He mentioned recent tremendous economic development activities of Bangladesh, and invited the Azerbaijan businesses to invest in the special economic zones taking the attractive opportunities offered by the Bangladesh government.
As the Ambassador invited the FBCCI leaders to visit Azerbaijan, its acting president agreed to tour the country as the entourage of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during her visit in October next.