Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence at BEPZA Complex in the capital on Sunday to simplify fire safety services in the factories of EPZs.
Under the deal, the EPZ investors will get fire safety plan approval, issuance and renewal of fire license easily through online, said a press release.Besides, BEPZA and FSCD also can exchange required documents for the interest of the investors. BEPZA signed the MoU with Department of Fire Service and Civil Defence as a part of making the One Stop Service more effective for the EPZ investors.
In presence of the Executive Chairman of BEPZA Major General Md Nazrul Islam, Member (Finance) of BEPZA Nafisa Banu and Director (Operation and Maintenance) of FSCD Lt Col Zillur Rahman signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations.
BEPZA Executive Chairman said that different safety issues including fire safety for investment are very important to international organisations. He hoped that investors of EPZs will get fire safety clearances easily through online as a result of signing MoU with Department of Fire Service and Civil Defence.
Mentionable, BEPZA already signed MoU with office of the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms, Department of Environment and Security Service Division of Home Ministry to expedite One Stop Service.
Among others, Secretary Md Zakir Hossain Chowdhury, General Manager (Investment Promotion) Md Tanvir Hossain and General Manager (Enterprise Service) Md Khorshid Alam of BEPZA were present in the programme.