Japanese motorcycle brand Honda has launched a new engine assembling line along with safety riding activities at its manufacturing plant in Munshiganj.
National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem inaugurated the assembling line during a factory visit by an NBR delegation recently, said a press release on Tuesday.
NBR members Syed Golam Kibria, Dr Abdul Mannan Shikder, Zakia Sultana, Hafiz Ahmed Murshed, Apurba Kanti Das, Pradyut Kumar Sarkar accompanied the revenue body chief.
Honda Bangladesh Managing Director and CEO Himihiko Katsuki and Head of Finance Shah Muhammad Ashequr Rahman were present along with him.
The NBR chairman visited the production site and spoke to some of the workers at the factory.
Katsuki said the company is committed to providing the highest quality products with reasonable prices and to contribute to society by spreading the joy and freedom of mobility.
“We focus localisation of products as the motorcycle market is growing here with a promising customer base. And Bangladesh has great potentials to grow supported by the large population and the steady economic growth,” Katsuki said.
Bangladesh Honda reportedly achieved cumulative motorcycle production of 0.2 million units at end of December 2020 since commencing local production in 2013, reports UNB.