In order to establish contact and motivate new companies to join the METABUILD project, a business forum was held on “Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) & its benefits for metal industries” at the Chittagong Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Agrabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh on 29 July, 2017.
The objective of the forum was to present an overview of the METABUILD project and explore opportunities for metal industries. Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) & its benefits for metal industries were also explained.
The Vice President and 11 member companies of the Chittagong Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CWCCI) participated in the forum. Other high ranking officials from CWCCI were also present. Mr. Rajat Batra, Senior Technical Expert (STENUM Asia Sustainable Development Society, India), briefed the participants on how the project is going to support them in the technical field.
At the end of the event an MoU was signed between METABUILD & CWCCI regarding future mutual support and programmes. The Vice President also mentioned that CWCCI has many potential member companies who will be glad to receive support from METABUILD.
News coverage of the event was broadcasted on Mohona TV, Deepto TV and Gazi TV on 29 July, 2017. Two local newspapers also covered the event.