M SHAMSUR RAHMAN from Rangoon
DAKHA, YANGON TO FORM JOINT BODY TO REMOVE TRADE BARRIERS
Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to form a joint economic council to remove barriers that stand in the way of trade between the two neighbouring countries.
The decision came at a meeting between the visiting
The joint economic council will meet every years, Khosru said whiling talking to journalists.
Both the countries also agreed to introduce ' account trade ' and ' counter trade' to facilitate improved trade, he said.
Explaining it, the commerce minister said under the account and counter trade arrangements, the
Currently, due to foreign exchange crisis the
" We also discussed on the formation of a standing committee for resolving issues relating to border trade which crop up time to time," the commerce minister said speaking on the outcome of his four-day visit
Commerce Minister Amir Shosru Mamud Chowhury and his
The two ministers urged the businessmen of the two countries to come forward in boosting bilateral trade sections.
Some 60 Bangladeshi companies are participating in the fair to showcase their products to explore the market of the next-door neighbour. A
Prior to leaving the
Earlier on Monday Khasru addressed a seminar titled Prospects of Myanmar-Bangladesh Bilateral Trade at the information and communication Technology park auditorium. Leading businessmen of
Source: the daily star, 28 March,02,