Myanmar to import six more items
Author / Source : BSS
COX’S BAZAR, Dec 18: Myanmar has added six Bangladeshi items to its import list.
The decision came from a meeting of the joint working group of Bangladesh and Myanmar Sunday.
The six items are cement, medicine, biscuit, iron, tin and soft drink. Additional divisional commissioner of Cox’s Bazar Nurul Alam Nizami, who led the 15-member home delegation to the meeting, told journalists that the businessmen from Myanmar also expressed their interest in importing more apparel items from Bangladesh.
U Tin, deputy director of Myanmar Border Trade, led a 15- member delegation to the meeting, held at the deputy commissioner’s office in the tourist town.
He said the Bangladeshi businessmen urged the Myanmar authorities to ease the process for importing timber, wood and fish from that country.The official said the Myanmar also agreed to allow Bangladeshi businessmen use their cell phones in Mong Du and Akyab in Myanmar. The next meeting of the working group will be held on February 9 this year.