National Consultation Workshop on Cross- border paperless Trade facilitation

A National Consultation meeting on Cross-border Paperless Trade was held on 21st July, 2019, at the Hotel Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden. The meeting was co-organised by the ESCAP, Ministry of Commerce and Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI). Mr. Ali Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI), chaired and facilitated the consultation. The Chief Guest of the meeting was Mr. Md. Mofizul Islam, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce. Mr. Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, ndc, Chairman, National Board of Revenue, was present at the session as the Guest of Honour. Sheikh Fazle Fahim, President, Federation of the Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI), and Mr. Md. Masud Sadiq, Member, National Board of Revenue, were present as the Special Guests. Mr. Yann Duval, Chief, Trade Policy and Facilitation Section, Trade, Investment and Innovation Division, ESCAP, was another Guest of Honour of the meeting. The technical and legal assessment reports were presented by ESCAP international Consultants, Mr. Mah Choong Kean (Alvin) and Prof. Donald J. Lewis.