|Published : 13 Mar 2017, 17:36:43|
SME fair begins from Mar 15 in Dhaka
"National Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Fair-2017" will begin in Dhaka from March 15, said Managing Director of SME Foundation M Safiqul Islam.
Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu will inaugurate the five-day fair at 10am at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), added Safiqul at a press conference at the foundation's conference room on Monday, reports BSS.
State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki, Senior Secretary of Industries Ministry M Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan and Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Abdul Matlub Ahmed will be present in the inaugural function as special guests.
SME Foundation is organising the exhibition with the main thrust of promoting the SME products, exhibition and introduction of SME goods for expanding business, trade and commerce.
Around 200 SME institutions will exhibit their SME products, including Jute, agriculture and leather products and electrical and Information and Technology goods, said Safiqul Islam.
The fair will remain open 10 am to 8 pm every day.
He also said three-seminar on "Business Diversification: Preparation of Women Entrepreneurs", "SME Friendly Measures in the New VAT Law" and "Non-Financial Services to Customer for Sustainable SME Financing" will also be held on the side line of the fair.
Safiqul Islam said the SME Foundation will give the "National SME Entrepreneurs Award-2017" in the inaugural ceremony of the fair to the SME entrepreneurs for their outstanding contribution to the country's economy.