Finish construction of buffer godowns quickly: Kamal


State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder on Saturday directed the authorities concerned for speedily completing the construction of buffer godowns in a bid to enhance the capacity for fertilizer storage.

He also directed the authorities to keep special attention so that the stored fertilizer is not spoiled or there is not any kind of misuse. Kamal Majumder stated this while virtually addressing the inauguration of Managing Directors’ Conference 2020 organized by the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC), said a Ministry press release. BCIC Chairman M Mostafizur Rahman presided over the conference.

Kamal said that his ministry is working so that the allocated fund for fertilizer could go directly in favour of the BCIC. He also informed that it is under active consideration of the government for installing state of the art high productive and environment-friendly new industries in place of the dilapidated factories alongside modernizing the industries and their overhauling.

“Local and foreign investment is being encouraged in the private sector in this regard,” he added.

The state minister thanked all including the BCIC authorities, officials, employees and workers of the factories for maintaining the production operations through following the health rules during this COVID-19 pandemic. He also suggested the concerned managing directors to work unitedly taking alongside the officials, employees and workers to turn the government industries and factories profitable.