We can boost economic ties with dev partners for prosperous future: Jashim

FBCCI hosts Iftar in honour of diplomats, dignitaries

Published : 30 Mar 2023 08:17 PM

FBCCI President Jashim Uddin said, "We're seeing increasing opportunities for investment and trade. I am confident that by working together, we can continue to strengthen our economic ties and create a more prosperous future for our nations".

He was addressing an Iftar and Doa mahfil on Wednesday hosted by the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), in honor of the ambassadors, diplomats, and dignitaries at a city hotel in the capital.

Ministers of different ministries, Members of the Parliaments, Ambassadors, Editors of Print and Electronic Media, country's top businessmen also attended the iftar mahfil.

Commenting on the occasion, FBCCI President Md. Jashim Uddin further said, "This month is a time of charity and compassion, and I urge you to support those in need and contribute to worthy causes that make a difference in the lives of our fellow citizens".

He said, "Bangladesh has a rich cultural heritage and a history of hospitality. It is a land of diversity, with people from different faiths and backgrounds living together in harmony. This diversity is reflected in our food, our music, our art, and our traditions. I am proud to say that Bangladesh is a country that celebrates all religious occasions in unity".

The guests prayed for the country's economic development and the peace, and welfare of its people.

Industry Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, Planning Minister M. A. Mannan, Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, Prime Minister's advisor for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, FBCCI former President Abdul Awal Mintoo, Senior Vice President Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Vice Presidents M A Momen, Md. Amin Helaly, Salahuddin Alamgir, Md. Habib Ullah Dawn and M A Razzak Khan Raj, High Commissioners and Ambassadors of India, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Turkey, Norway, Kosovo, Thailand, Libya, Philipines, Brunei, Diplomates, and Dignitaries, Editors of Print and Electronic Media, FBCCI directors, business leaders and others were present at the programme.