Italy is keen to invest in solid waste management and development of green technology in leather sector in Bangladesh.
Italian ambassador to Dhaka Enrico Nunziata on Sunday expressed this intention during a courtesy call on BSCIC Chairman Mustaque Hassan at his office in Tejgaon.
The ambassador wanted gurantee of uninterrupted supply to the waste management plant from which electricity and organic fertilizer would be produced.
Italian company is assessing waste quantity and possibility of setting up a full-fledged waste management plant in Savar leather industrial hub.
The chairman of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) urged Italian investment in different economic zones in the country.
The government is working to establish ecofriendly 100 economic zones on 40000 acres of land by 2041.
Additional secretary (BSCIC) Kazi Shakhawat Hosain, senior BSCIC officials were present,