Desk Report- 25 August 2020: Bangladesh High Commission to Canada and Bangladesh Canada Association of Calgary have jointly organized a seminar in Calgary, Alberta, Canada titled “Bangladesh the Destination for Investment and Trade”.
Speakers in the seminar emphasized on the business and investment opportunity in Bangladesh. Seminar was held at a Restaurant in Calgary. His Excellency Mr. Mizanur Rahman, the Bangladesh High Commissioner to Canada; Honorable Jasraj Singh Hallan, Member of Parliament; Dr. Gulshan Akter, Vice- President of Bangladesh Canada Association of Calgary, President and CEO of Peerless Training Institute and other professionals were present in the seminar.
In his speech, HE Mr. Mizanur Rahman said ‘Bangladesh is the country which is very much attractive destination, Firstly, we have very competitive labour force. Secondly, the geographical location of Bangladesh is very much conducive for investment. Thirdly, we have also business friendly rules and regulations in terms of investment.’ He also said that Bangladesh has achieved self-sufficiency in food production due to government’s visionary policy. He concluded his speech by thanking the investors and entrepreneurs for their praiseworthy works.
Member of Parliament of Canada Honb’le Jasraj Singh Hallan said, we know that Canada and Bangladesh have a strong bilateral relationship since 1972. Export and import between the two countries running unprecedentedly well. He further added by saying “this is the time to strengthen our ties and bilateral trade to the next level”.
Dr. Gulshan Akter, Vice- President to Bangladesh Canada Association of Calgary and President and CEO of Peerless Training Institute-Canada, in her speech narrated about the contributions and social services both she and her husband, Engr. Jahidul Alam, Vice President of Peerless Training Institute have been offering to both countries.
After the successful seminar, Dr. Gulshan Akter and Engr. Jahidul Alam were pleased to welcome His Excellency Mr. Mizanur Rahman-Bangladeshi High Commissioner to Canada and his amazing team at Peerless Training Institute, where they had a two hours long very successful meeting about the tremendous opportunities of knowledge translation, human capital building and related topics. After that they toured the Peerless’s facility and were very pleased to see the state of the art establishment.
H.E. Mr. Mizanur Rahman has concluded the meeting by thanking Dr. Gulshan Akter and Engr. Jahidul Alam for their praiseworthy services and love for both countries and wishing them a continued success.
It’s worthy to note here that beside the Seminar on Trade and Investment, Bangladesh High Commission to Canada has also provided their consular services, as to issue Machine Readable Passports, Birth Certificates, No Visa Required seal, Power of Attorney and many more to the Bangladeshi Calgarians organized by Bangladesh Canada Association of Calgary.