Cities’ industries to be shifted to EZs: Minister

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PV Desk : Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan on Sunday said steps will be taken to relocate the industries of eight divisional cities, including Dhaka, to 110 economic zones (EZs)of the country.

“Besides, directives will be given so that no industries are set up in the eight divisional cities,” said the minister at the 36th meeting of taskforce .

He said work has been started to reclaim 13 canals of the capital. Already, some canals have been reclaimed and some have been reoccupied after recovery, he added.

The Minister also said that no new infrastructure will be allowed on the bank of the Buriganga river until completion of survey.

“Action will be taken if anyone attempts to build any new infrastructure there ,” warned the minister.