Ecnec okays EZ in N’ganj for Japanese investors By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 6th March, 2019, 00:00

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects, including one to set up an economic zone in Narayanganj for Japanese investors spending Tk 2,582 crore…

Ecnec okays EZ in N’ganj for Japanese investors

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