Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, senior secretary, Internal Resources Division and chairman of National Board of Revenue (NBR) recently inaugurated the engine assembly line of Honda Private Limited's (BHL).
The inauguration took place during a visit by the NRB chairman to BHL factory on Saturday, along with other NBR officials including Syed Golam Kibria, Dr Abdul Mannan Shikder, Zakia Sultana, Hafiz Ahmed Murshed, Apurba Kanti Das, Pradyut Kumar Sarkar.
Himihiko Katsuki, managing director and CEO of BHL and Shah Muhammad Ashequr Rahman, Head of Finance and Commercial were present on the occasion.
Himihiko Katsuki said, "There is no doubt that the Bangladesh motorcycle market is very promising with great potentials to grow supported by the large population and the steady economic growth. In conjunction with the government's policy to enhance the industry through increase of localization, we made our investment to enforce our production with our new plant at Abdul Monem Economic Zone in Munshiganj."
"We have already started manufacturing frames and swingarms from raw materials in line with the government's localization policy. Besides, as a part of our investment, we have started a full phase engine assembly line in our plant maintaining highest quality of Global Honda standard to accelerate the industrialization of the nation and to make a motorcycle more affordable for the customers," he added.