Desk Report: One of the garments manufacturer and exporter ,Silken Sewing Ltd gets six acres of land in Jamalpur Economic Zone (JEZ) on Sept 02 at BEZA office in the capital. The company has signed an agreement with the Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) for the lease of the land and will invest 9 million dollars to build an export-oriented knitted dyed fabric industry there that will create employment for 1200 people.
Md Ali Ahsan, executive member investment promotion of BEZA and M Enamul Haq, managing director of Silken Sewing Ltd signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
We will start constructing the factory soon and planning to produce Jersey top, knitwear, sweater and hoodie in the factory said, Enamul Haq, Managing Director of Silken Sewing Ltd
According to sources, JEZ will be set up on 436 acres of land at Titpolla and Digpait union in Jamalpur sadar upazila. Gas line connection and 33/11 KVA power sub-station construction have already been completed in the economic zone while a 100-acre open reservoir will also be constructed there. The economic zone will directly employ about 32,000 people.