A Seminar on Indian Defence Equipment (SIDE 2020) was organized by High Commission of India at Dhaka at Hotel Radisson Blu on 19 Feb 2020. The Minister for Industries, Hon’ble Mr. Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, MP was the chief guest. Representatives from twelve different Indian Firms participated in the event. Smt Riva Ganguly Das, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh said that India and Bangladesh have close cooperation in many diverse areas and therefore are natural partners to pursue further cooperation in the field of defence technologies.
Addressing the gathering, the Minister for Industries, Hon’ble Mr. Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, MP paid tribute to Bangbandhu and said that the father of the nation had emphasized on building disciplined and professional Armed Forces. He also said that Bangladesh is the fastest growing economy in South Asia and is making rapid progress in industrialization.
Bangladesh’s Security Forces have earned a name for themselves as disciplined and professional force and the seminar provided an opportunity for defence manufacturers from India in developing fruitful partnerships with them.