No industry in Sonadia: PM

Staff Correspondent
20 October 2019, Sun
Published: 07:58

No industry in Sonadia: PM

Prime Minister on Sunday told that not to establish any industry in Sonadia, and only ecotourism will be developed in the island of Cox’s Bazar.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said this while speaking to a PowerPoint presentation on the master plan of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar at her office this afternoon. And then Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim talking to media.

Ihsanul Karim told that Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority made the PowerPoint presentation on various aspects of the industrial city, and PM Sheikh Hasina witnessed the PowerPoint presentation with deep attention and gave some instructions regarding the industrial city.

He said that PM asked the BEZA to take into consideration the housing of the workers as well as the issues of both industrial and IT sector waste management and environment there.

He also added that PM directed them to take the necessary steps to protect the city from natural disasters like tidal surge and cyclone.

Press Secretary said that PM says BEZA is developing Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar’ in the country's southeastern part with a view to encouraging rapid economic development through diversification of industry, production, export and employment.