Bhutan keen on procuring fertilizer from Bangladesh
DHAKA, Jan 11, 2022 (BSS) –
Bhutan has expressed keenness in procuring 2.5
to 3 thousand metric tonnes of fertilizer from Bangladesh.
Bhutanese Ambassador in Dhaka Rinchen Kuentsyl expressed the interest while
paying a courtesy call on Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun at
his office in the city, said a press release.
In his speech, Humayun thanked Bhutan for its continues support during the
liberation war of Bangladesh and assured to work together with the country
Humayun said, “Bangladesh itself imports fertilizers. However, as a
friendly country, arrangements will be made to send the necessary fertilizers
from Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (CAFCO) at international prices
To this end, he said, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed
soon with the concerned authorities of Bangladesh Chemical Industries
Corporation (BCIC) and Bhutan in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign
Among others, BCIC Chairman Shah M Imdadul Haque, Additional Secretary of
the Industries Ministry S Alam and Director of the South Asia Division of
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sahab Bin Ahmed, were present on the occasion.