The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) and Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) are going to organise a roadshow in Qatar from May 18 to May 19 to attract more foreign direct investments. The roadshow titled "The Rise of Bengal Tiger: Potentials of Trade and Investment in Bangladesh" will be held at Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha. The roadshow will be organised in partnership with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in association with Bangladesh Forum Qatar (BFQ). Prime Minister's Private Sector Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, Planning Minister MA Mannan, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, BIDA Executive Chairman Md Sirazul Islam, BSEC Chairman Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam and some other government and non-government high-ups are expected to join the event.
High officials of the Qatar government, business chamber leaders and entrepreneurs of Qatar are also expected to join the event. The first day of the roadshow consists of two sessions- Morning and Afternoon. The sessions are 'The Rise of Bengal Tiger: Potentials of Trade and Investment in Bangladesh' and 'Investment Flash Mov: Networking Dinner'. The second day of the roadshow consists of five sessions. The sessions are 'Investment in Portfolio and Projects', 'Unearth GEM: Flourishing Tourism and Hospitality Industry', 'Future Investment Destination: IT and Startup Opportunity', 'Next Investment Window: Growing Shipbuilding Industry', and 'Inherited Glory: Untapped Leather Goods and Footwear Industry'. Talking to BSS, Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam said that BSEC has already organised several roadshows in the UK, the USA and Switzerland to attract foreign investment in the capital market as well as to brand Bangladesh.