Bashundhara Group, a leading industrial and business conglomerate in the country, will provide overall support to the development work of the Bangladesh Army's Jolshiri Abashon project.
In this respect, an agreement was signed at the Army headquarters in Dhaka cantonment on Monday, said a press statement issued by the company.
Jolshiri Abashon project Chairman Major General Md Abu Sayed Siddique and Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan signed the agreement on behalf of the respective sides in presence of Army chief General Aziz Ahmed.
Bashundhara Group has already provided 2,600 bighas of land considering the priority of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to make the project a success.
It was said at the function that Bashundhara will assist the expansion and development of the project.
Bashundhara and Jolshiri will jointly set up a large mosque in the project area and will also work on beautification of the project, the press statement read.
Expressing his reaction at the signing ceremony, Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan said, "We are happy to support the expansion and development of Jolshiri Abashon project. I hope the implementation of the project will be complete within the stipulated time through joint efforts."
On the occasion, Bangladesh Army Chief General Aziz Ahmed said the Army and Bashundhara Group would cooperate with each other in the interest of the project."
He commended the Bashundhara Group for its overall support from outset of the project and especially thanked the chairman of the group.
Among others, Quarter Master General of Bangladesh Army Lieutenant General Md Shamsul Haque, Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir, its Vice Chairman Safwan Sobhan Tasvir, Senior Executive Director Liakat Hossain, and other senior officials were present at the event.