Mr. Syed Munir Khasru, along with his team members of IPAG visited the China International Electronic Commerce Center (CIECC) on 27th August, 2015 in Beijing, China.
Mr. Zhu Xiaoliang, Director, CIECC, Hu Rong, Deputy President of Research Institute, Tang Qingwuen, CEO of GFA Co. Ltd, Zhang Xiaoming, Deputy Head, Department of International Cooperation, CIECC and Shen Bo, Project Manager, APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance and CIECC were present during the meeting.
Mr. Xiaoliang introduced CIECC which works under the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on two areas: e-Governance and e-Commerce. CIECC has extensive international cooperation and exchange activities.
Mr. Khasru mentioned that e-Commerce and e-Governance are important areas for Bangladesh. In addition, e-Commerce facilitates regional integration. Given the knowledge, capabilities, and mandate for international cooperation of CIECC, it will be useful to initiate knowledge sharing and cooperation between CIECC and IPAG for development of e-Governance and e-Commerce in China, Bangladesh and the Asia-Pacific at large.
CIECC & IPAG has decided to jointly explore holding a seminar on e-commerce & e-governance in the region while emphasizing the importance of institutional cooperation.