CHITTAGONG, Jan 28: The Ambassador of Thailand in Bangladesh, W Suphat Chitranukroh, called on the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President Saifuzzaman Chowdhury recently.
During the meeting, the Thai envoy said, the warm diplomatic and trade relations between Thailand and Bangladesh have increased significantly in recent days. He referred to CCCI's initiative for strengthening the trade relation between the two countries.
The Ambassador also informed that Thailand would participate in the 14th Chittagong International Trade Fair (CITF) 2006 as partner country for four consecutive years. It is a manifestation of deep bonded relationship, he added.
The CCCI President said, Thai participation in CITF 2006 and visits of some high-profile Thai trade delegation to the country have had a positive impact in the arena of bilateral relationship.
Referring to the matter of Shah Amanat International Airport's ground handling management, CCCI President said, to attract the foreign investors in the country's tourism sector and enhance its international trade, the government should take pragmatic decisions.
He added that a high-profile CCCI trade and investment delegation would shortly visit Thailand for the development of bilateral trade.
CCCI President stressed the need for mutual technology transfer in health and agriculture sectors. He also sought Thai investment in the port-city's different prospective sectors.