The first ever two day North East-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Business Summit was inaugurated at the City Convention Centre in Imphal, Manipur. The two day summit has been organized by Manipur Commerce and Industries Department (MCID) in collaboration with the Union Ministries of External Affairs and Development of North-Eastern Region(DoNER), Indian Chamber of Commerce(ICC) and Indian Chamber of Service Industries(ICSI).
Bangladesh Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed was the chief guest at the inaugural session of the Summit. The North East -ASEAN Business Summit aims to attracting investment from both domestic and foreign firms to the North-Eastern states to increase productivity and generate employment in the region. North East is in between three big economies – East Asia, South Asia and South East Asia and gateway to neighboring countries.
The main highlights of the Summit include a Regional conference on “Ease of Doing Business”, “Agro and Food Processing : Potential and Challenges” and a “Session on Empowering MSME in North East”.
In the first day of the summit the Federation of the Chamber of Commerce of Bangladesh has signed agreements with its counterparts of Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura. The two days summit would also feature buyers-sellers meet and seminars on different topics.
So lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the place where the two days North East ASEAN Business summit has been inaugurated recently ?
2. Who is the chief guest at the inaugural session of the North East ASEAN business summit ?
3. Name the organizations who are organizing the North East ASEAN business summit ?
Courtesy : Business Standard