"H.E. Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations & Executive Secretary of ESCAP met with the Honorable Commerce Minister, Mr. Tipu Munshi, MP on 11 December 2019 in Minister’s office room. H.E. praised the role of Bangladesh for undertaking and implementing Cross-border paperless trade initiative. The Minister and the Commerce Secretary proposed that the Ministry of Commerce, Bangladesh can host some Regional Workshops on Trade Facilitation, LDC Graduation and SDG Achievement in the first quarter of 2020 with the technical and financial support of ESCAP. In reply H.E. gave her positive nod and assured that she and her team would consider holding a regional workshop if her office gets formal proposal from the Ministry of Commerce."