Government of the Republic of Fiji
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service
9th October 2012: This morning the Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation Mrs. Saipora Mataikabara received Mr.Seemab Rasheed, Fiji’s Honorary Consul in Dhaka, Bangladesh who was on a short visit to Fiji.
Mr. Rasheed was appointed Fiji’s Honorary Consul in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 19th January 2012. He is the Director of the Chowdury Group of Companies which comprise 13 companies in Bangladesh.The new consul is a graduate of Indiana University, USA. Seemab is the managing director of ESAR Paper Industries, Radiant Development Partners and sponsor director of Alliance Capital Asset Management Ltd. He is a business community leader and secretary general of Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
During their discussions Mrs. Mataikabara and Mr. Rasheeddiscussed the potential Bangladesh offers to Fiji in terms of trade and investment and what the Consulate can do to develop these areas.
Mr. Rashed also briefed the Foreign Secretary on the activities of his Office since its opening.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to Fiji is based in Canberra and is Lieutenant General Masud Uddin Chowdhury. END
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