35pc tanneries shifted to Savar

The Daily Star - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday told parliament that 35 percent of tanneries have so far been shifted to Savar Tannery Estate from the capital's Hazaribagh area.

“Out of 154 tanneries that got plots in Savar Tannery Estate, 55 tanneries started the production of wet blue leather in Savar till May 31, 2017. More tannery factories will begin their production soon,” he said replying to lawmakers' queries.