$ 35b earning from industry sector in 2021: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Friday said Bangladesh will be able to earn $ 35 billion from industry sector in 2021.

"We are not doing business but we provide support to the industry sector for its further growth," he said while inaugurating the final match of the BGMEA Cup Football Tournament-2016 at Bangladesh Army Stadium as the chief guest.

The minister said the country usually earns 81 percent foreign currency from the garment sector and fashion design along with related sectors, BSS reports.

Sports and games are necessary for sound health and mind, he said, congratulating the both teams for playing in the final.

A total of 16 football teams took part in the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturer, Exporter Association (BGMEA) Cup Football Tournament-2016.

BGMEA president M Siddiqur rahman, vice presidents Mohammad Nasir, Fedous Parvez Bivon and tournament management director Rezaur Rahman and others witnessed the match.

source : the daily sun

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