Next South Asia Maritime Forum to be held in Dubai

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DHAKA, Oct 11, 2018 (BSS) – The 3rd South Asia Maritime
and Logistics Forum-2019 will be held in Dubai.

Shipping Secretary Md Abdus Samad revealed the
information at the closing ceremony of second South Asia
Maritime and Logistics Forum at hotel Le Meridien here
yesterday.

Different issues including development and possible
investment in shipping sector, barriers in regional trade and
solution of those, ship building, dredging, bunkering,
innovation of new technologies and other contemporary issues
were discussed in the two-day forum held on October 9-10.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the forum on
October 9.

On October 9, a plenary session on “Investment
Opportunity and Infrastructural Development in Maritime
Sector of Bangladesh” was held. Commerce Minister Tofail
Ahmed attended it as the chief guest.

On the second day, four business and valedictory
sessions were held.

First conference of the forum was held in Mumbai last
year.

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