Humayun seeks Japanese support to develop domestic industries

DHAKA 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.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)