The Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launches Business Start-Up Licenses: A Regulatory Guide
BUILD Chairperson Abul Kasem Khan meets the Honourable Commerce Minister
Syed Nasim Manzur, President of MCCI, takes over the chairmanship
BUILD Chairperson Nihad Kabir presents BUILD publications to the UNDP Country Director
The signing ceremony of BUILD's Deed of Trust
The Honourable Planning Minister speaks as the Chief Guest
The Private Sector Development Policy Coordination Committee Meeting is in progress at PMO
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BUILD — a Leading Public-Private Dialogue Platform in Bangladesh​

Our Vision

To lead research and advocacy, and dialogue process in order to bridge public-private policy partnerships with knowledge sharing, innovative ideas and concepts for creating an enabling environment for private sector growth of Bangladesh

Our Mission

To understand policy constraints to identify and address policy due diligence with detailed research

To create increased private sector participation for accelerating economic opportunities with strengthened dialogue engagement

To recommend policy changes to broaden economic freedom to unlock opportunities with effective advocacy

Our Areas of Work

Dialogue • Research • Advocacy

BUILD has been recognised as the primary source of recommendations for meetings of the PSDPCC, established at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

BUILD was launched jointly by the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) in partnership with the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) in October 2011.

Besides being a non-profit organisation, BUILD is a public-private dialogue (PPD) platform to facilitate structured and constructive dialogues between the public and the private sectors under an institutional framework that champions development.

BUILD is envisaged as the bridge that will connect the public and private sectors for better communication, coordination, and collaboration in bringing reforms in business policies and procedures to improve Bangladesh's investment climate.

Proposed Reforms
Approved Reforms
Implemented Reforms
Partner Organisations
National Affiliations​
International Affiliations​


Together with partner organizations Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI), and Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), BUILD endeavours to carry out its mission and vision.

BUILD benefits from working in close collaboration with its national and international affiliates. BUILD’s national affiliations include Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Bank, Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), and Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS).

Furthermore, BUILD’s international affiliates are International Finance Corporation (IFC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Trade Centre (ITC), Advantage Austria, WEConnect International, Business New Zealand, and Chemonics International.

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