Published:  12:20 AM, 03 December 2019

Japanese support sought for domestic industries

Japanese support sought for domestic industries Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun urged Japanese support to develop the country's potential industries for achieving the development goals, Vision-2021, Vision-2041 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

"Knowledge, skills, technology and investment of the Japanese investors will take forward the country's industrial sector," he said while speaking as the chief guest at a loan agreement function of the Ghorasal Polash Urea Fertilizer Project (GPUFP) at a hotel in the city on Sunday, said a press release on Monday.

State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder, Lawmaker Dr Anwarul Ashraf Khan, Principal Coordinator (SDG Affairs) to the Prime Minister's Office Md Abul Kalam Azad and Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Naoki Ito attended the function as special guests while Industries Secretary Md Abdul Halim was in the chair.

Kamal Majumder said the government is providing all sorts of effort to make self-reliant of the country's fertilizer production. "We have set a target to export fertilizer after fulfilling the domestic demand. As part of this, we are establishing a high growth fertilizer factory," he added.

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