Mitsubishi delegation meets with Industries Minister

Interest to set up fertilizer factory in Bhola

Staff Reporter: Dhaka, 28 January 2024:  Japan’s renowned Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has expressed interest in building another fertilizer plant on the lines of Ghorashal Palash Fertilizer Plant. The delegation of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries expressed this interest during a meeting with Industry Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun MP at the Ministry of Industry in Motijheel at today.

The Industries Minister said, as Mitsubishi has cooperated in setting up Ghorashal Palash Urea Fertilizer Factory, we hope to get their cooperation in constructing a gas-based fertilizer factory in Bhola. We are checking the feasibility in Bhola.  If enough gas is available, I will build another fertilizer factory on a smaller scale on the model of Ghorashal Palash fertilizer factory. It has an annual production capacity of 5 million tons.

Ghorashal Pulash Urea Fertilizer Factory Project Manager, Yuichi Sayama led the delegation and project related officials were present. Besides, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Industry S M Alam. Joint Secretary Md. Abdul Waheed were present at this time.

The Mitsubishi delegation presented the latest status of the Ghorashal Palash Fertilizer Factory to the Industry Minister and that they will officially transfer the fertilizer factory to Bangladesh by the end of February.


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