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Shahjalal fertilizer factory shut down

Production at Shahjalal Fertilizer Factory in Sylhet’s Fenchuganj has stopped due to gas supply cut on Tuesday (February 6).

The production stopped around 11:20am, said factory officials. As a result, country’s largest fertilizer factory will face a loss of Tk 2.7 crore per day.

A factory source told that the factory was remained shut on Monday (Feb 5) due to repair work. However, on Tuesday, the gas supply was cut.

Factory managing director (MD) Monirul Huq told that the factory is ready to go for production and it will begin as soon as gas supply resumes.