The two-day Indian Agro Products Buyers-Sellers Meet began in Dhaka on Sunday to promote the exports of agricultural and processed food products from India to Bangladesh.
State minister for finance MA Mannan inaugurated the exhibition at the Sonargaon Hotel in the city.
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) of Indian commerce and industries
ministry and Indian High Commission to Bangladesh arranged the programme with support of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Seventeen delegates from India are participating in the meet for one to one business meetings with local traders.
The meet will create a platform for one to one business meeting with the Indian exporters related to fresh fruits and vegetables, onion, basmati rice and non-basmati rice, cereal preparations, pulses, ground nuts, processed food products, fruit based syrups, frozen food products and spices.
The exhibition will remain open from 10am to 6pm today, the last day of the programme.
India high commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla, FBCCI president Md Shafiul Islam (Mohiuddin) and IBCCI president Abdul Matlub Ahmad were also present at the opening session of the meet.
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