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Swiss entrepreneurs keen to invest in leather industry


By BSS
Published : 11 Oct 2021 08:49 PM | Updated : 12 Oct 2021 11:25 AM

Swiss entrepreneurs has expressed their interest to invest in Bangladesh's leather industry.

Ambassador of Switzerland in Dhaka Nathalie Chuard expressed his country's interest in this regard while meeting with Industries Ministry Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun at the latter's office at the secretariat here on Sunday, a press release said.

Referring to the relations with Switzerland since the independence of Bangladesh, Humayun said that Switzerland has been cooperating continuously in the field of human development of Bangladesh

He said Switzerland is investing in different sectors, including pharmaceutical, infrastructure, technical services and consumer goods. 

He called upon the Swiss investors to invest more in those sectors. 

During the meeting, Swiss envoy handed over to the minister a letter from a tannery industry based in Zurich, Switzerland, and expressed interest in visiting tannery in Savar. 

The Industries Minister thanked him and said that Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) is being constructed in the tannery industrial city of Savar.

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