Govt to establish 100 more economic zones in the country: Prime Minister

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Dhaka, Feb 28: The government will establish more 100 economic zones in phases in a view to create more opportunities for investment, employment generation and industrilisation across the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday.

“We will set up more 100 economic zones. It would be established through government’s initiative as well as government-private partnership or government to government basis,” the premier said while addressing the opening ceremony of the development works of 10 economic zones through a video conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the city.

She also drew attention to entrepreneurs to give highest priority to protect environment while establishing industries.

Terming Awami League an investment friendly government, Sheikh Hasian said her government just wants to make the country developed despite being beneficiary.