Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to sign FTA in Dec


PV Desk : Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are going to sign the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) aiming to strengthen the bilateral trade cooperation between the two countries.

Commerce ministers of both the countries will sign the agreement in December next, said a reliable source of the foreign affairs ministry.

An official of the ministry told Banglanews that the FTA signing with Sri Lankan will be the first such agreement of Bangladesh with any country. The free trade agreement with Sri Lanka will boost bilateral trade between the countries, he added.

Bangladesh had offered signing of such agreement to many countries. Sri Lankan has only responded to such proposal of Bangladesh till now.