'Country to get car assembling plant by 2022'

Published: July 08, 2019 17:28:18 | Updated: July 11, 2019 19:03:17

The government plans to set up an automatic assembling plant by 2022 to produce cars aiming to meet its local demand.

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun gave the information in the parliament yesterday, reports BSS.

Humayun said Pragoti Industries Limited will implement a ‘modern automatic assembling plant setting up project’ in the country by 2021-2022.

Once the project is implemented, cars will be produced locally by the progressive manufacturing method, which will help meet the local demand of cars, he said.

Pragoti Industries Limited is the lone state-run car assembling entity under the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEL) of the industries ministry.


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