Vol. 5 Num 921 Fri. December 29, 2006  

Discussion on investment climate held
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organised a discussion on Bangladesh Investment Climate Assessment (ICA) 2006, in Dhaka on Wednesday, says a press release.

It was the first in a series of publicity events aimed at promoting understanding of ICA among various stakeholders and request for cooperation with the survey of 1500 private enterprises in six divisional headquarters.

Presided over by BEI President Farooq Sobhan, the discussion was attended by representatives from various chambers of commerce and industry, business associations as well as different government bodies.

Industrialists Samson H Chowdhury and Sayed Manjoor Elahi were representing the private sector in the event. GM Khurshid Alam of World Bank Group, Richard Boulter of UK Department of International Development (DFID), and BEI Research Director MH Khaleque also attended it.

The World Bank, SouthAsia Enterprise Development Facility (SEDF), DFID and the Urban Investment Climate Survey are funding Bangladesh ICA 2006.