Leather is the top most valuable product in Bangladesh: Tofail

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22nd November, 2018 01:39:37 printer

Leather is the top most valuable product in Bangladesh: Tofail


Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said leather is one of the top most valuable product in Bangladesh.


The Commerce Minister said Prime Minister Sheik Hasina declared Bangladesh’s lethers and lether products as the product of the year of 2018.


The Commerce Minister came up with this remark in an inaugural programme of  Bangladesh Leather Foot Wear and Leather Good at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) today.


The minister said we will bring Bangladesh in middle income country within 2024.


The minister said Bangladesh is producing cement product 3 crore ton.


Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started to develop Bangladesh but could not finish. Bangabandhu laid foundation stone of many development works and his daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  are accomplishing  his dream, he said.



Digital Bangladesh is now real, it is not dream, he said.



Now, we are exporting 700 products in  202 countries. Our readymade garment growth was 20.08 percent in last four month. This year we will exceed the target of growth.



We are second largest readymade garment export country in the world. We have increased our exports by the leadership of  Prime Minister Hasina. She is working by taking an aim and fill the target, the minister said



Radical changes have been occurred in the country’s development by the ledership of  premier Hasina.


Pakistan Prime Minister  Imran Khan praised Bangladesh’s development and said we want to be like Bangladesh, Tofail said.


Bangladesh’s mother mortality and child mortality rate are less than Pakistan and India, the Commerce Minister said.