The 21st Meeting of the BIMSTEC Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) is scheduled to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 18-19 November 2018. The TNC forum will negotiate various agreements under BIMSTEC FTA. The Meeting will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Commerce Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Mr. Tofail Ahmed, M.P.   Ambassador M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC has expressed optimism that the 21st Meeting of the TNC will be able to finalize the agreements on Trade in Goods and Customs Cooperation in order to operationalize BIMSTEC FTA by 2019.

Tenth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (SGAML-CFT) to be held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 19-20 November 2018.

 

 

Appointment with Mr. David Doolan, Representative a.i., Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Bangladesh on Sunday 22 July at FAO Bangladesh Office.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the Right Honorable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari on 31 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May - 01 June 2018.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the Right Honorable Prime Minister of the Government of Nepal Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli on 30 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May- 01 June 2018.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the Honorable Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Nepal, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on 30 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May- 01 June 2018.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on H.E. Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi, Foreign Secretary of the Government of Nepal on 30 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May-01 June 2018.

H.E. Benoit Préfontaine, High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh called on H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC on 20 May 2018 to discuss possible cooperation between BIMSTEC Business Community and Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cambodia (CANCHAM).

 

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