Govt to set up car assembling plant to meet local demand: Humayun
SANGSAD BHABAN, July 7, 2019 (BSS) – Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud
Humayun today told the Jatiya Sangsad that the government would set up an
automatic assembling plant by 2022 to produce cars aiming to meet its local
“Pragoti Industries Limited (PIL) is the lone state-run car assembling
entity under the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEL) of the
Industries Ministry,” he said while replying to a tabled question placed by
ruling party lawmaker Shabnam Jahan (women seat-3).
Humayun said Pragoti Industries Limited will implement a ‘modern automatic
assembling plant setting up project’ in the country by 2021-2022.
Once the project is implemented, cars will be produced locally by the
progressive manufacturing method, which will help meet the local demand of
cars, he said.