$26 billion investment proposed in economic zonesadmin2019
[ Source: the Business Standard] The government will be setting up nine more economic zones in the country. The approval came at a recent governing board meeting of the Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (Beza), chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
With this, the number of approved economic zones currently stands at 102. Of the 93 previously approved economic zones, nine are currently in production. The newly approved economic zones will be established at Nawabganj in Dhaka, Bhuapur in Tangail, Sandwip in Chattogram, Sapahar in Naogaon, Dinajpur Sadar, Companiganj in Noakhali, Chhatak in Sunamganj, Bera in Pabna and Hizla in Barisal.