Government Policy

Amu for taking action against producers of fake products

DHAKA, May 21, 2017 (BSS)- Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu has asked the officials of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) to take stern action against those involved in producing counterfeit and adulterated products in the country.

"To prevent selling of fake and adulterated products you must conduct operations in factories which are producing such products and you have to perform your duty maintaining highest moral and professional responsibility," said the minister while speaking at discussion here today.

BSTI organised the discussion styled "Measurements for transport" marking the World Metrology Day-2017 with BSTI director general Md Saiful Habib in the chair.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal attended the discussion meeting as special guest. Senior secretary of the industries ministry Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuian and BSTI director Asaduzzaman also spoke at the meeting.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said it is important to take effective steps for maintaining measurements for transport. Bangladesh medicines have been able to achieve reputation in the world market because of maintaining quality, he added.

He urged the businesspeople to produce standard products considering the protection of public health.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)