Bangladeshi Expats in Malaysia (website: www.bdexpat.com), an organization for Bangladeshi Expatriates and families who are working and living in Malaysia has arranged a virtual fair on 30th January from 7 PM till 10 PM, with Bangladeshi entrepreneurs who are doing business in Malaysia. The objective was to bring all Bangladesh Entrepreneurs under an online platform to showcase their products and services. Around 26 organizations and Entrepreneurs participated the 3-hour long event. Among them National Bank Bangladesh Limited, Pran Malaysia, US Bangla Airlines, Star Kabab Malaysia, KM Cargo, ClicknCare, Codex, YouthHub are few from the participant organizations. Participation was from multiple industries including FMCG, Airlines, Logistics, Restaurants, Health Technology, Education etc.
Honorable Ambassador from High Commission of Bangladesh in Malaysia Mr. Md. Golam Sarwar was chief guest and inaugurated the event. In his inauguration speech, he expressed his wishes and thanked the organizers for taking the responsibility to arrange this event during COVID-19 Crisis Time. While whole country is in lock down situation, the organization arranged an initiative for business owners to showcase their products online and receive orders from customers. H.E. sir also requested the organizers to arrange more similar events in future. He also requested all Bangladeshi Expats to uphold country image with all good works we have been doing in Malaysia.
Architect Md. Alamgir Jalil, ex-president of Malaysia Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Mr. Arshadul Hasan, Chief Operating Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia were Special guests to glorify the events and attended in Panel Discussion during the live event. In the welcoming speech, both the special guests thanked the organizers for organizing the event. They also shared their well-wishes for the participating organizations and its visitors of the fair.
In the panel discussion, the special guests answered many questions on how expats can improve their skills and look into new areas where more demand is generating due to Covid-19 crisis and they encouraged to work together to be more resilient.
All the organizations brought huge promotional offers to visitors. Around 12,000 people from across Malaysia visited the event and around 800 people visited individual booths.