Bangladesh: Government support needed to boost flower industry

Describing Bangladesh as a land of flowers, Executive Chairman of the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida) Kazi M Aminul Islam underscored the need for policy support and infrastructure development to boost flower export.

“The flower sector of Bangladesh has experienced an exponential growth. As flowers have a large global market, we need to enter the international flower market with the best quality flowers at a competitive price,” he said.

The Bida chairman further said, “If we get proper technology support, policy guidelines, research, access to finance, adequate infrastructure, modern packaging systems and cold chain management, we’ll be able to brand Bangladesh as a land of flowers.”

He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the three-day International Flower Exhibition and Conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital as the chief guest.

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