Update October 6, 2015

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Bangladesh-India taskforce for film dev

Sumel Sarker

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

Bangladesh-India taskforce for film dev

6 October 2015, Nirapad News: A decision has been taken to establish a joint taskforce between Bangladesh and
India for the development of film.

The taskforce will work for formulating a policy regarding filmmaking, screening and investment as well as to
create an environment of reciprocal cooperation.

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed made this assertion while talking to the media at the ministry in secretariat in
city on Tuesday after a meeting with visiting India delegation of film and television producers.

Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu, commerce secretary Hedayet Ullah Al Mamun, India film producer Mukesh Bhatt
and Sholay-famed film director Ramesh Sippy, among others, were present at the briefing.

The commerce minister said that the decision was taken to form a joint taskforce for the development of movie

The information minister hoped that the decision will help to bring back the golden period of Bangladesh movies.

The India delegates also expected that both the countries will be benefited with this decision.

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