Textile minister assures to restart all shattered mills

Textile minister assures to restart all shattered mills

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 22:16 25 June 2019  

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Textiles Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi said the government has taken steps to reopen shut textile mills under the public-private partnership initiative. This will create employment opportunities, he also said.

  The minster made this remark in a program in the capital on Tuesday

An agreement was signed to operate the Ahmed Bawani Textiles Mills Limited factory of Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation (BTMC) by the Consortium of Tanzina Fashion Limited through PPP.

BTMC Chairman Mohammad Kamruzzaman, and Tanzina Fashion Managing Director Hasanul Mujib signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides.

Minister Gazi said that 636.38 acres of BMTC land remained unused across the country.

“Using this land will boost the economy by creating jobs and increasing economic growth apart from helping the concerned industries,” he said.

Saifuzzaman Shikhor, MP of Magura-1 constituency, Israfil Alam MP, standing committee member of the parliamentary watchdog on Textile and Jute Ministry, BTMC Chairman Mohammad Kamruzzaman, former president of BGMEA Siddiqur Rahman were, present there.