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FTA to open a new horizon in trade: Tipu Munshi

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-02-27 7:10:31 PM     ||     Updated: 2020-02-28 12:25:46 PM

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will open a new horizon in trade for the region.

The minister said this while addressing an inaugural function of a two-day BIMSTEC Expo in Mumbai, India on Thursday.

He said, “Sincere cooperation from the BIMSTEC member states is needed for signing a FTA. If the FTA is signed, it will open a new horizon in the trade sector of Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan.”

Meanwhile, he put emphasize on signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among the member states of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectorial Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).