A daylong seminar on Bangladesh-Turkey Cooperation in the pharmaceutical industries and an exhibition of Bangladeshi pharmaceutical products will be held in Ankara in Turkey on November 15.
The seminar – “Pharmaceutical Industries in Bangladesh and Potential of Cooperation between Bangladesh and Turkey” – will start at JW Marriott Hotel around 10:30am (Turkey local time) followed by documentaries on Bangladesh and its pharmaceutical industries.
The Bangladesh Embassy in Ankara issued a press release regarding the expo.
The exhibition and the seminar followed by Business to Business (B2B) meetings will be held at the same venue.
Labour and Social Security Affairs Minister of Turkey Julide Sarieroglu will grace the daylong programme as the chief guest.
Bangladesh ambassador to Turkey M. Allama Siddiki called on the Turkey’s Labor and Social Security Minister at her office on Wednesday and invited her to be the chief guest at the programme.
Bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Turkey, ongoing Rohingya crisis, present state of Bangladesh’s growth, progress and achievements in socio-cultural sectors, upcoming Joint Economic Commission (JEC) were came for discussion in the meeting.
The ambassador expressed his hope that the Bangladesh-Turkey Foreign Office Consultations held in Dhaka recently and JEC to be held in last end of 2017 will play an important role in enhancing bilateral relations, business and investment between two countries.
The Turkish Minister thanked the Bangladesh government for giving shelter to the Rohingya, who fled persecution in Myanmar.
She also reiterated Turkey’s pledge to continue its political and humanitarian supports to Bangladesh to settle the Rohingya crisis.
Presently, the pharmaceutical industries of Bangladesh meets 98 percent of the local demand and drug products are being exported to more than 100 countries. The industry has been experiencing robust growth over the last few years.