Bangladesh wants to increase jute export to India
Bangladesh wants to increase exports of multipurpose jute products to India in the future.
Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi made the remarks when newly-appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswamy paid a courtesy call on him at the Secretariat on Tuesday (October 20th).
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Textiles and Jute, the meeting focused on friendly relations between the two friendly countries, promotion of Bangabandhu's non-violent and peaceful policy in Bangladesh's freedom struggle, and various issues of mutual interest including Bangladesh's economic progress.
During the meeting, the Indian High Commissioner said that India sincerely believes that Bangladesh is their friendly country. That is why they want to develop trade and commerce with Bangladesh in the textile and jute sectors.
During the meeting, the Minister for Textiles and Jute informed the Indian High Commissioner that Bangladesh also sincerely believes that India is a friendly country of Bangladesh and Bangladesh also wants to develop and expand trade and commerce in India.
The Minister assured the Indian High Commissioner that Bangladesh produces the best quality jute in the world. From this jute high quality and attractive versatile jute products are being produced. Only a small amount of which is exported to India. Bangladesh wants to export more versatile jute products to India in the future.
Besides, the Minister expressed his positive attitude towards the signing of Memorandum of Understanding on Textile Forum between Bangladesh and India.