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Nestle Switzerland keen to provide technical assistance to BSTI

  • Published at 06:18 pm November 1st, 2019
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Nestle Switzerland is keen to work on partnership basis for the development of industries in Bangladesh

Nestle Switzerland has expressed its interest to provide technical assistance to Bangladesh Standards & Testing Institution (BSTI) to improve its food testing capacities and ensure food quality. 

Bernie Stefan, vice president of Nestle Switzerland’s Asia, Oceania and Africa regions, expressed the eagerness at a meeting with Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun at its headquarters in Switzerland, reports UNB.

According to a statement released on Friday, they discussed various issues-- including modernization of food industries, developing the quality and infrastructures in Bangladesh-- during the meeting. 

Urging Nestle Switzerland to establish food industries in economic zones,Nurul Majid said Bangladesh is now the best destination in South Asia for world investors, and the government is establishing 100 economic zones in the country. 

The government will provide necessary incentives and policy support like other investors, he added. 

Bernie Stefan said Nestle Switzerland is keen to work with Bangladesh on partnership basis for the development of industries. 

Md Alamgir Kabir, first secretary (Commerce) of Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations, and Naquib Khan, Nestle Bangladesh Ltd Corporate Affairs director, were present in the meeting.