The senior officials of different ministries concerned today agreed to sign the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India to expand trade and investment with the neighbouring country.
The inter-ministerial meeting on CEPA was attended by the officials of some important ministries, including foreign, labour, commerce, home affairs, along with different departments of agencies of the government at the commerce ministry in Dhaka.
Tapan Kanti Ghosh, senior commerce secretary, chaired the meeting.
“In the inter-ministerial meeting, all the senior officials of the ministries concerned agreed that the negotiation with India for signing the CEPA can be started,” Abdur Rahim Khan, additional secretary to the commerce ministry, told The Daily Star over phone.
The negotiation of the CEPA with India is a part of the government’s massive initiatives to sign…