36th IFC 2017 gets inaugurated in Bangladesh
Hon’ble Commerce Minister, Tofail Ahmed, MP, inaugurates 36th International Footwear Conference 2017 in Dhaka
Leathergoods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB), hosted and organized 36th International Footwear Conference (IFC) 2017 of Confederation of International Footwear Association (CIFA) on wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Westin Dhaka. It is to be noted that this is first time Bangladesh is hosting this prestigious conference.
Mr. Tofail Ahmed, M.P., Honourable Minister, Ministry of Commerce, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was Chief Guest, Special Guest Mr. Shubhashish Bose, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Mr. Frank Z Kung, Secretary General, CIFA, Special Guest, Sheikh Fazle Fahim, First Vice President, FBCCI, Special guest of honour, Syed Manzur Elahi, Chairman, Apex Footwear Ltd.
Mr.Saiful Islam, President of LFMEAB & Chairman of 36th IFC 2017 of CIFA presided over the conference while Advistor of LFMEAB Syed Nasim Manzur, Sr. Vice President Mr. Abul Momen Bhuiyan; Vice President and Convenor of 36th IFC 2017, Mr. Nasir Khan; Vice Presdient, Mr. Md. Nazmul Hassan Sohail, Director, Mr. M. Anisur Razzaque Director, Mr. Ziaur Rahman were present among others at the conference.
The vision of IFC is to build up a friendly platform for the global shoe and allied industries, for exchanging business information among members, discussing the possibility of business collaborations, seeking opportunity to promote win-win technical cooperation in the shoe sector, working together for the better tomorrow for shoe and allied industries.
Industry leaders from Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam participated and presented about their respective sectors and future plan of action for their respective sectors.