Tax exemptions to be given for fish processing industry: minister

Tax exemptions to be given for fish processing industry: minister

Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation is establishing a world-class dry fish processing industry in Cox’s Bazar and the government will extend tax exemptions to the businesses which will import machineries or take initiatives for such industry in the country, Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim said today.

The minister made the comment during the inauguration of work of the office building of the dry fish processing industry being implemented by BFDC near the fish distribution centre of the corporation in the city with the biggest uncut beach in the world.

The prime minister is working relentlessly for the development of all the people and the government is taking numerous initiatives for the modernisation of Cox’s Bazar, an iconic city in Bangladesh, he said.

BFDC Chairman Md Hemayet Hussain presided over the event which was also attended by Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Mohammad Yamin Chowdhury. published by: the daily star.