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Roundtable on "Trade Competitiveness for Greater Export Diversification"

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Program Date: Monday, Jan 30, 2017

Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI)

cordially invites you to a Roundtable on  

 “Trade Competitiveness for Greater Export Diversification”

 to be held on Monday, 30 January, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the Conference Room of PRI,

Express House (4th Floor), Plot No. 16, Road 10/A, Block-H, Banani, Dhaka-1213


Your kind presence and active participation will surely add substance to the program

To regret                                                                                                                                   Dr. Ahsan H. Mansur

 Executive Director, PRI   

Email: pri.bangladesh@gmail.com                                                                                                   

Tel: 55041982, 55042342


PS. Please note that we have switched to electronic invitation mode and no card will be mailed.


Moderator: Dr. Ahsan H. Mansur

Executive Director, PRI


3:00 pm – 3:05 pm                     Welcoming Remarks                                            Dr. Sadiq Ahmed

                                                          Vice Chairman, PRI


3:05pm– 3:35 pm                       Keynote Presentation                                          Sanjay Kathuria,

Lead Economist and Coordinator,

Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank Group

                                                                                                                        Mr. M. Masrur Reaz

Senior Economist

Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice,World Bank Group


3:35 pm– 4:30pm                       Panel Discussion/ Q&A                                      Dr. Khurshid Alam

Invited Participants                                           Operations Director, PRI                       

Dr. Md. Mozibur Rahman

Ex- Chairman, Tariff Commission

Ministry of Commerce


Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem

Additional Director (Research)



Mr. Suhel A Choudhury

Former Secretary

Ministry of Commerce


Mr. Asjadul Kibria

Planning Editor

The Financial Express


Mr. Arun Devnath

Business Editor

The Daily Star


Tasnim Mohsin

Business Journalist

Bonik Barta