24,000 entrepreneurs to be created for boosting economic progress

RAJSHAHI, BIDA Director Benjamin Riazi today said

an initiative has been taken to create 24,000 entrepreneurs within two years in line with one of the prime minister's 10 initiatives -'Investment


BIDA will provide training to the interested youths to create

entrepreneurs for accelerating economic progress in the country, he told at

the inaugural function of a motorbike road-show here.

Rajshahi divisional office of Bangladesh Investment Development

Authority (BIDA) arranged the motorbike road-show aims at highlighting the

importance of investment before the public in general for infusing

furthermore dynamism into the investment process.

More than 100 promising youths riding on 50 motorbikes passed through

various important points of the city including Shaheb Bazar, Talaimary,

Bhadra, Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Crossing, Mango Crossing and Luxmipur

crossing before being ended at Collectorate Building premises.

Before that, the rally was inaugurated on the Deputy Commissioner Office

premises. A large number of people including government and non-government

officials concerned, business and professional leaders and members of the

civil society participated in the rally.

Additional Commissioner of Rajshahi division Anwar Hossain, Social

Worker Shaheen Akhter Rainy, Deputy Commissioner Hamidul Haque, BIDA

Divisional Director Benjamin Riazi, local unit president of Bangladesh Women

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prof Rozety Naznin, Editor of Daily Sonali

Sangbad Liakat Ali and Editor of Daily Sonar Desh Akbarul Hassan Millat spoke

on the occasion.

Anwar Hossain said the BIDA launched a week-long divisional level

promotional campaign aims at attracting local and foreign investment side by

side with flourishing the investment process on Saturday last.

As part of the programme, the divisional office has also set up ten

booths at different parts of the city to bring the potential youths under

registration for making them entrepreneurs through proper training.

He urged the youths to come forward to be entrepreneurs instead of

depending on only public sector jobs as the present government has taken

massive measures for promoting entrepreneurship.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)