Bangladesh role model of development: Humayun

DHAKA Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud

Humayun today said Bangladesh is moving forward under the prudent policy and

dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and consequently it has

become a role model of development in the world.

Bangladesh has become a role model of development among the many

countries. Under the prudent leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,

Bangladesh has achieved the recognition of the lower-middle income country,

he said.

The minister said this while speaking at the '18th Session of the

General Conference of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization

(UNIDO)' at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dabhi, said a press release

here.

Energy and Industry Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Engineer

Suhil Al Mazrouei presided over the inaugural session of the conference while

Director General of the UNIDO Li Young spoke on the occasion.

Humayun said the industrial sector of Bangladesh is expanding fast for

developing private sector, investment friendly policies, short, medium and

long term plans, entrepreneurs friendly import, export and incentives.

The government is establishing planed industrial cities, export

processing zones (EPZs), economic zones (EZs) and hi-tech parks for

attracting more investment in the country.

A total of eight EPZs are running in the country. The government is

establishing 100 EZs across the country for inclusive industrialization, he

added.

For this, he said, investment from home and abroad in the country are

increasing.

Humayun said the least developed countries (LDCs) can achieve the

sustainable development goals (SDGs) through inclusive industrialization.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)