Humayun seeks Japanese support to develop domestic industries


DHAKA, Dec 2, 2019 (BSS) – Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun
sought 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 Hotel InterContinental in the city on Sunday,
said a press release today.

State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Mojumder, 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 presided over.

Kamal Mojumder 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.