Newly appointed textile and jute minister Jahangir Kabir Nanak said there is no threat to garment exports, despite US questions over the election. He said this at a mass reception organized by the local Awami League in Mohammadpur of the capital on Friday evening.
At that time, the textile minister said, ‘Most of the countries of the world have praised the election of Bangladesh. This foreign policy is very clear; Friendship with all, enmity with none. So there is no threat in the textile sector.’
Mentioning the importance of textile industry in the country’s economy, Nanak urged everyone to work together to implement Smart Bangladesh.
Jahangir Kabir Nanak said, ‘All efforts will continue to build Smart Bangladesh through the implementation of Vision 2041 under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Modernization of this sector should be done by using new innovations in jute and textile sector. We will continue to work tirelessly to expand the country’s investment, create skilled human resources, create employment opportunities and increase exports.’
Meanwhile, Awami League, leaders and activists of allied organizations and people from different levels of the area paid tribute to him by giving him the responsibility as a minister.
At this time, the minister assured to continue the development of Dhaka-13 constituencies.
Awami League presidium member Jahangir Kabir Nanak took oath as a minister on Thursday. In the new cabinet, he got the responsibility of the Ministry of Textiles and Jute.