Updated on : 22-07-2021
Some 4,337 new entrepreneurs have started their business with an investment of Taka 1,094 crore under a project titled “Entrepreneurship creation and skills development” implemented by the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA).
Project Director Abul Khair Mohammad Hafizullah Khan informed this at the coordination meeting and closing ceremony of the project held at the multipurpose hall of BIDA in the city’s Agargaon area today.
Highlighting the successes of this project, Khair said that the implementation of the project started back in 2019 with an investment of Taka 50 crore to create entrepreneurs throughout the 64 districts of the country.
The implementation of the project has come to an end recently under which some 24,900 people received training across the country while some 4,337 new entrepreneurs have started their business operations.
BIDA Executive Chairman Md Sirazul Islam spoke as the chief guest at the meeting chaired by BIDA Executive Member Mohsina Yasmin.
BIDA Executive Members Parvin Akhter, Sanjay Kumar Chowdhury and Saifullah Mokbul Morshed also spoke.
BIDA Executive Chairman Md Sirazul Islam said that to turn Bangladesh as a developed country, the country’s people would have to move forward with mentality of giving jobs to others instead of only doing jobs.
He also thanked all concerned with the project to create entrepreneurs across the country over the last two years and also hoped that those who have received training under the project would become successful entrepreneurs.
Later, experience certificates, medals and crests were given to the training coordinators.
Source : DHAKA, July 18, 2021 (BSS)
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