MNA Business Desk: Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu on Wednesday said the government has taken an initiative to set up an industrial park, spreading over 50 acres, at Sirajdikhan in Munshiganj district with a cost of Tk 133 crore.
The work on developing a plastic industrial estate is likely to be completed by June 2018 to ensure an environment-friendly plastic industry in the country, he added.
The minister was speaking as the chief guest during the inaugural session of the four-day-long 12th International Plastic Fair-2017 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the city.
The Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers’ and Exporters’ Association (BPGMEA) and Chan Chao International Co, Ltd jointly organized the event.
The minister also underscored the need for setting up Effluent Treatment Plants (ETPs) to curb pollution for environment-friendly green industrialization in the country.
A total of 14 countries including Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey, Vietnam and the UAE are taking part in the show.