Tipu Munshi leaves for Mumbai to attend BIMSTEC conference


DHAKA, Feb 25, 2020 (BSS) – Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, MP, left here
for Mumbai today afternoon to attend the two-day long ‘Integrating BIMSTEC-
2020’ conference.

A three-member delegation led by the minister left here at 1:20 pm, said a
press release.

He will attend the conference as the chief guest and deliver the inaugural
speech to be held at the Mumbai Trade Centre tomorrow.

He is expected to return home on February 28.

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic
Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is playing a crucial role in strengthening economic
cooperation among the countries of the region.

The ‘Integrating BIMSTEC-2020’ is expected to play a great role in
expanding the Free Trade Agreement, increasing bilateral and multilateral
business trade and industrial-trade facilities among its member countries and
establishing physical and digital services in the region.