SUPRO demands withdrawal of government’s share from British American Tobacco

January 30, 2020

Campaigning for Good Governance (SUPRO) on Thursday demanded the government to withdraw its 9.49 percent share from British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB), terming the investment a contradiction to the Constitution.

SUPRO, a national network of grassroots NGOs in Bangladesh, also said that the investment contradicts the goal set by government to make Bangladesh tobacco free by 2040.

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