Tannery industry owners yesterday agreed to form a company within the current month to manage the Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) of Savar Leather Industrial Estate. The decision came at a view exchange meeting at the Industries Ministry in the capital, said a press release. Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Prime Minister Salman Fazlur Rahman along with tannery industry related stakeholders and organisations attended the meeting.
Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun chaired the meeting while State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Mojumder, among others, was present.
Humayun said that the transfer of tanneries from Hazaribagh is a great success of the present government. “No government succeeded to do this in the past,” he added.
Referring to the fact that the government has completed the work of Savar Tannery Industrial Area, the minister called upon the tannery owners to take charge of running it.