The Bangladesh Bank and the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) jointly organized a seminar on Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) in association with the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh at the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) conference room on 23rd March 2013. Presided over the IBCCI president Shri Abdul Matlub Ahmad the inaugural function was addressed by among other Dr. H.P. Kumar, Chairman cum Managing Director, National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), Shri Sushil Muhnot, Chairman and Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Shri Pankaj Saran, Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka, Shri Khandaker Ibrahim Khaled, Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Shri Rajiv Chawla, IAM SME of India.The focus of the seminar is to explore opportunities of cooperation between the two countries in the MSME sector. It is expected to open a new avenue of engagement between the entrepreneurs and businesses of Bangladesh and India. This was perhaps the first seminar of its kind aimed at bringing together the premier institutions from India and Bangladesh in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector.The chairpersons of NSIC, SIDBI and IamSME of India provided detailed presentation on their subjects and shared Indian experiences on the vibrant MSME sector. The seminar got overwhelmed response and more than 200 distinguished representatives from various enterprises, organizations and institutions of MSME sector of Bangladesh took part in the seminar.