Industry

Kamal for setting up BSCIC industrial estate near SEZ, EPZ

DHAKA- Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said the government has planned to set up BSCIC industrial estate near Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and Export Processing Zones (EPZ) for the expansion of small and medium enterprises.

"We have planned to set up BSCIC industrial estate near special economic zones and export processing zones for the expansion of small and medium enterprises," the minister said when a delegation of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) called on him at his office here.

Kamal also urged the businesspeople to set up industries in specialized industrial areas. He said power crisis will be solved in the next two years when the industrial and household users will get power as per their demand.

He said that it would be possible to achieve 7.2 percent GDP growth in the current fiscal year. "Even economic growth could stand at 7.25-7.50 percent," he added.

DCCI President Abul Kashem Khan led the delegation. Planning division secretary Md Ziaul Hasan was present during the meeting.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)