|Deal for NRBs' real estate project signed|
|Thursday, 31 January 2008|
Probashi Palli, country's biggest housing project for the non-resident Bangladeshis, will be set up at Purbachal on the outskirts of the Dhaka city.
An agreement to this effect was signed in the city on Tuesday by Mohammad Mahidur Rahman, managing director of Inspired Development Limited, Mohammad Ali Manju, managing director of UK-based International Travelex Limited, and Shahidul Islam Ali, managing director of Italy-based Coast Earth Limited.
Adviser for foreign affairs, expatriate welfare and overseas employment Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury attended the function as chief guest. British high commissioner Anwar Chowdhury and land secretary Mosleh Uddin were special guests.
Speaking on the occasion, the foreign adviser said that non-resident Bangladeshis are country's great assets for which the nation is proud of. 'We fully recall their contribution during the War of Liberation.
We know they have much to give towards the new struggle we have embarked upon, the development of our country and the progress and prosperity of our people,' he added.
Mentioning the role of the non-resident Indians and non-resident Chinese in the economic boom of their countries of origin, the adviser said, the Bangladesh government was most keen to support them.
Chairman of the NGO federation Dr Mohammad Ibrahim and executive director of Inspired Development Ltd Col (retd) Mezbah Uddin spoke on the occasion.
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