The Board of Directors of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) led by its President Ashraf Ahmed called on Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, MP on 15 January 2024 at his ministry office.
During the meeting Dhaka Chamber President Ashraf Ahmed expressed DCCI’s willingness to work in support of all the initiatives of Ministry of Industries to the maximum possible. He also expressed his keen interest to work on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues, productivity enhancement initiatives i.e. national productivity related issues with modern technology adaptation to be more competitive both in the local and international market. He also stressed for support of various new industries, including fiscal measures like export incentives, customs bonds etc. He later urged upon the expansion of BSCIC industrial area for expanding of industrialization in the country.
Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, MP said, in the context of existing global and regional geo-economic volatility we have to concentrate on formulating a proper planning to best utilize our internal resources. He also said that there are a lot of unused plots in the BSCIC industrial areas across the country; hence, he invited the businessmen, especially the SME entrepreneurs to invest in those plots. Recognizing SMEs as the lifeline of our economy, he said government will continue conducting necessary trainings, skill development activities, market expansion and utilization of technology. He also said that inflation control and to stabilize the local market in the upcoming Ramadan season is the most priority now and government is vigorously working for it. For this he requested the business community to help the government by all means.
DCCI Senior Vice President Malik Talha Ismail Bari, Vice President Md. Junaed Ibna Ali, members of the board of DCCI, DG of DPDT Md. Munim Hassan, DG of NPO Md. Mesbahul Alam, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Industries Md. Anwarul Alam were also present during the meeting.
Published on: 2024-01-15