Second South Asia Maritime and Logistics Forum (SAMLF) 2018
Second South Asia Maritime and Logistics Forum (SAMLF) 2018 was held at the Hotel Le Meridian on October 9 and 10 in Dhaka. The Maritime Forum was arranged under the joint cooperation of the Ministry of Shipping of Bangladesh, Director General Shipping and in association with the Gateway Media (Pvt) Ltd of India and Colombo International Maritime Conference Event (CIMC) of Sri Lanka.
The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had inaugurated the programme on October 9 as chief guest and Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan along with Secretary of Shipping presided over the programme. Managing Director of Haque & Sons Ltd Emdadul H Chowdhury was cordially invited to participate in the event along with key personnel of the shipping industry along with higher officials of shipping sector related trade and industry of 20 countries including India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal attended the programme. Development and possible investment in shipping sector, solution of barriers in regional trade, ship building including dredging and others related to the sector will be discussed in the two-day forum.