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ABOUT BANGLADESH-INDIA COTTON FEST 2020

Bangladesh Cotton Association (BCA) would like to invite you to “Bangladesh-India Cotton Festival 2020”, Dhaka, Bangladesh, to be held on 12th December, 2020. The “Bangladesh-India Cotton Fest 2020” which is organized by Bangladesh Cotton Association (BCA) in association with Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA). We are also having event support & Cooperation from Indian Cotton Association Ltd.(ICAL). The Festival will showcase the best practices of Bangladesh cotton industry which was resulted in becoming the largest cotton importer in the world. We are projecting on import of 9 million bale by the year 2021. In order to get maximum benefit and output from the local cotton industry, this Bangladesh-India Cotton Fest committee invites industry experts Principals, Traders and Trade Associates from all over India to participate in Open Floor Discussions, Business Sessions, Business Matchmaking and like. It will showcase the progress Bangladesh have made in the cotton industry.

This Festival will focus on crafting partnership opportunities between Bangladeshi Spinners, Traders, Agents, Growers, Ginners, Controllers with the Indian Cotton Associations, Merchants and stake holders. Like previous occasions our effort is to bring all cotton people who are actually engaged in the Cotton value chain in a single umbrella. This year the Festival will be held on 12th December, 2020 at Hotel Radisson Blu as before. With your valuable knowledge and experience and contribution to the cotton industry, we believe your participation in the Festival will bring huge benefit to you and your organization.

_____ The Board of Directors,
Bangladesh Cotton Association

EVENT SCHEDULE

  • Radisson Blu Water Garden Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • December 12th 2020
    08:00 am - 10:00pm

  • 500 Seats Available
    Hurryup!

  • Party after event
    Biggest one ever

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration & Guests Assemble
10:00 am – 11:30 am Inaugural Session
10:00 AM Arrival of the Guests
Welcome Address by Mr. Sultan Riaz Chowdhury, President, Bangladesh Cotton Association and Handover the proceedings to the Moderator
Opening Remarks by Mr. Muhammad Ayub, Chairman, Festival Organizing Committee and Moderator of the Event.
Address by Mr. Mahesh Sharda, President, Indian Cotton Association Limited
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI)
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Mohammad Ali Khokon, President, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association – BTMA
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Sheikh Fazle Fahim, President, The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries-FBCCI
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Muhammad Imran, High Commissioner, The People's Republic of Bangladesh to India
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Vikram K Doraiswami, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh
Address by Special Guest Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Address by The Chief Guest Mr. Salman F Rahman, MP, Adviser to Honorable Prime Minister, Private Sector Industry and Investment, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Vote of Thanks: Mr. Md Pavel Hossain, General Secretary, Bangladesh Cotton Association
End of the Inaugural Session and Tea Break
Resume of the Second Part
Speech of Mr. Mahbubul Alam, President, Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Session 1: Presentation by Mr. Shafiqul Islam Sarker, Director, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association

Session 2: Presentation by Mr. Mahesh Sharda, President Indian Cotton Association Ltd
Session 3: Presentation by Mr. Baruddin Khan, Sr. Manager-PMT, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited.
Prayer & Lunch
Resume of the Third Part
Session 4: Presentation by Mr. Faarzaan Mirza, Deputy Director, SAARC Arbitration Council
Session 5 : Presentation by Mr. Ritesh Agrawal, Managing Director, Wisdom Cotton, India
Session 6: Presentation by Dr. Md. Farid Uddin, Executive Director, Cotton Development Board, Bangladesh
Prayer & Tea Break
Closing Session
Arrival of The Chief Guest Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi, Birprotik, MP, Minister, Ministry of Textiles & Jute, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Welcome Address by Mr. Sultan Riaz Chowdhury, President, Bangladesh Cotton Association and Handover of the proceeding to the Moderator
Remarks by Mr. Muhammad Ayub, Chairman, Festival Organizing Committee and Moderator of the Event.
Address by Mahesh Sharda, President, Indian Cotton Association Limited
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI)
Address by Guest of Honor Mr. Mohammad Ali Khokon, President, Bangladesh Textile Mills Association - BTMA
Address by The Chief Guest Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi, Birprotik, MP, Minister, Ministry of Textiles & Jute, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Recognition
Vote of Thanks: Mr. Md Pavel Hossain, General Secretary, Bangladesh Cotton Association
End of Closing Session
Cultural Show & Gala Dinner
10:00 am – 10:30 am Session 4: How to Face challenge in the Cotton Business
Speaker: Andrew Macdonald, Past President, ICA
10:30 am – 11:00 am Session 5: Is Your Supply Chain, Your Strength or Weakness?
Manish Daga, Cotton Guru
11:00 am - 11:20 am Session 06: Introduction of International Cotton Advisory Committee
Speaker: Kai Hughes, Executive Director, ICAC
11:20-11.40pm Business SessionSession 07: Speech by Speaker: Sandeep Hota, Senior Vice President, Olam International
11:40am - 12:10 pm Tea Break
12:10pm - 12:30pm Session 08: Sudan Cotton Speaker: Ahmed Hassan Muhammad Ahmed, Sudan Cotton Company
12:30pm - 12:50m Session 09: A Decade of Change in the world Cotton Market Speaker: Michael Edward, Director, Cotton Outlook
12:50pm - 1:10m Session 10: Speech by
Speaker: Nazeem Noordali, GM CSF, International Islamic Trade Finance
1:10pm - 1:20pm Session 11: Speech by Speaker: Md. Nazrul Islam, Joint Director, Bangladesh Bank
1:40pm - 3:00pm Prayer & Lunch
3:00pm - 4:00 pm Panel Discussion on Land Customs Related Formalities Key Speaker : Belal Hossain Chowdhury, Commissioner of Customs
Recourse Person:
- Mr. Mian Ahmed Kibria, Vice President, BCA
- Mr. Md. Farid Ahmed, DGM, Naheed Cotton Mills Ltd
- Mr. Md Pavel Hossain, General Secretary, BCA
4:00pm - 4:30pm Session: Indian Cotton Scenario Speaker: Mahesh Sharda, Past President, ICA
4:50pm - 5:00pm Session: How to stay saffe...
Speaker: Shohel Rahman,Managing Director & CEO
5:00pm - 6:00 pm Dignitaries Seat In The Dias Closing Address By: Mr. Muhammad Ayub, Chairman, Summit Organizing Committee
Address By: Mr. A. K. M. Salim Osman, Mp, President, BKMEA
Address By: Mr. Sheikh Fazle Fahim, First Vice President, FBCCI
Address By: Mr. Salman F Rahman, Private Sector Development Adviser To Hon'ble Prime Minister
Closing Remarks: Mr. Mehdi Ali, President, Bca
Vote Of Thanks By: Md Pavel Hossain, General Secretary, Bca
6:00pm - 7:00pm Cocktail Party & Cultural Show
7:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner & Cultural Show

OUR SPEAKER LIST

  • Mr. Mahesh Sharda

    President
    Indian Cotton Association Ltd

  • Dr. Md. Farid Udddin

    Executive Director
    Cotton Development Board, Bangladesh

  • Faazaan Mirza

    Deputy Director
    SAARC Arbitration Council

  • MR. SHAFIQUL ISLAM SARKER

    Director
    Bangladesh Textile Mills Association

  • Badruddin Khan

    Sr. Manager-PMT
    Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited

  • Ritesh Agrawal

    Managing Director
    Wisdom Cotton

  • Mahbubul Alam

    President
    Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry

SUMMIT VENUE

VENUE INFO

— Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden

—   December 12th, 2020

 

—   Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

CONTACT INFO

Bangladesh Cotton Association
Mahtab Centre (14th Floor),
177, Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam Sharani

Bijoy Nagar, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Phone: +8802 933 5731
Email: support@indobanglacottonfest.org
Website: www.bangladeshcotton.org

 

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