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Vietnam keen to work for development of Sylhet tea industry

Update : 17 Nov 2022, 12:14

Vietnam, the seventh biggest tea producer and the fifth largest tea exporter in the world has expressed interest, in working with Sylhet, for the development of tea industries of the two countries.

The Vietnamese Ambassador to Bangladesh Pham Viet Chien expressed his country’s interest while paying a courtesy call on Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury at Sylhet Nagar Bhaban on November 17.

He also expressed eagerness to strengthen the commercial relationship between the two countries, particularly focusing on Sylhet, and improve the quality of Bangladesh’s and Vietnam’s tea industries.

During the meeting, they also held a cordial discussion about working jointly in tourism, information technology, development of the civic amenities and in modern city management.

SCC Councillor Mohammad Toufique Box, Syed Toufiqul Hadi, Foyful Amin and high officials concerned of the city corporation were present there.

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