Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked for finding out newer jute products

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Update : Thursday, March 14, 2024

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked for finding out newer jute products and their fresh overseas markets for enhanced export of the golden fibre to build a developed and prosperous “Sonar Bangladesh”.

“Discover diversified jute products and explore their new markets abroad to increase its exports as the environment friendly product has a huge demand (at home and abroad),” she said while opening six jute mills and “Diversified Jute Goods Fair -2024”.

The Textiles and Jute Ministry organised the inaugural function at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) here coinciding with the National Jute Day.

The premier said her government will provide stimulus packages for the jute as an agricultural and export product. “We will offer stimulus packages for the jute as an agricultural and export item,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina asked all concerned to take proper care of the jute sector to ensure financial benefits for both the entrepreneurs and even the country. “I am asking you all involved in jute, to take care of the sector as I have handed over an asset to you. If it is used properly, you and the country will be beneficial economically,” she said.

The premier also called on the people getting leases of the jute mills to attract foreign investors in the sector and run the mills in collaboration. She said: “You should keep an eye on the jute mills to make sure its proper operation”.

Describing the jute as the golden fibre, she said it will play an immense role in building a developed, prosperous Sonar Bangladesh free from hunger and poverty as envisioned by the Father of the Nation by 2041.

“The golden fibre is opening the opportunities of the golden days. We have to capitalise the opportunities properly,” she said, adding that the golden fibre will expedite the prosperity of Bangladesh.

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