Briefing with the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh HE Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, HE Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali with CEO of Asia House, Michael Lawrence

The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh HE Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali with CEO of Asia House Michael Lawrence

Briefing with the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh HE Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

13/06/14

The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, HE Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, gave a private briefing exclusively for Asia House Corporate Members on 13 June 2014, followed by a roundtable discussion held under the Chatham House Rule.

Topics discussed included how the Bangladesh Government is tackling corruption and power shortages; the development of industrial parks; Japanese and Chinese investment in infrastructure projects and power plants in Bangladesh; the impact of audits in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse; democracy and politics; gas exploration; exports to the EU and USA; Bangladesh’s relationship with ASEAN and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor. 

Companies represented at the briefing included Standard Chartered, Barclays, Prudential and HowardKennedyFsi.

Asia House private briefings are open exclusively to Asia House Corporate Members. For more information on Corporate Membership please contact Vivi Qi, Asia House Corporate Membership Manager.

Our next private briefing for Corporate Members will take place on 26 June 2014 when Andrew Mitchell, Director, Prosperity, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Satindar Dogra, Partner, Linklaters LLP will discuss the UK Bribery Act. For more details or to register contact: Jeremy.Wimble@asiahouse.co.uk