2-day “E-commerce Promotional Expo” begins


DHAKA, June 1, 2018 (BSS) – A two-day “E-commerce Promotional Expo” began
today in the city to promote the local businesses, which are based on e-
commerce, and make their presence in the international market.

Senior Vice-President of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI)
Kamrul Islam inaugurated the expo as the chief guest at Gulshan’s Khazana
Gardenia Garnd Hall in the city, said a press release.

Secretary General of Association of Mobile Telephone Operators of
Bangladesh (AMTOB) TIM Nurul Kabir was present as special guest.

Kamrul Islam said there are huge clients for the e-commerce sector in
Bangladesh as more than 85.5 million internet users and about 150 million
mobile users in the country.

“E-commerce business is flourishing day by day in the country, but it
needs a platform. For a suitable platform, we need adequate digital
infrastructure,” he added. Chief Executive Officer of the Platinum Events
Junayet H Khan said the scope of expansion of e-commerce in Bangladesh is
truly huge but to take proper advantage of this opportunity various
infrastructural and systematic improvements must take place including quality
assurance and policy guidelines.

About 60 top online shops of Bangladesh from five categories, like
clothing, shoes, make-up, accessories and home ware items, are exhibiting
their products in the expo.