Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said the present government has attached importance to the development of country’s northern region and Uttara EPZ has been establish to materialize the vision.
Uttara EPZ would infuse dynamism in country’s trade and commerce bringing immense economic benefit to country’s northern region, he said while inaugurating Deshbondhu Textile Mills at Uttara EPZ in Dhaka on Sunday, reports BSS.
The minister said more industries would be set up in the northern region as natural gas is being supplied for industrial purposes.
Tipu Munshi said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the project of Uttara EPZ despite many barriers with an aim to change the economic condition of the people of the region.
“Her epoch making decision is contributing to make the monga-wreaked northern region into a industrial one,” the minister said adding that the economy of region would be more advanced if the Banglabandh and Burimari land ports can be made operational side by side with Chilahati Land Port.
The commerce minister said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had embarked upon a dream to build a prosperous Bangladesh.