Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam spoke at the opening of the BIMSTEC Traditional Healthcare Expo 2020 organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Bangladesh Ayurved Foundation as a Guest of Honor on 12 February 2020 at the International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka.  In his address, the Secretary General underlined the increasing significance that traditional healthcare plays in the region as well as beyond in improving the well-being of people.