Another production location opens up for the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, in Bangladesh – Mitsubishi has announced that it has begun local production and sales of the SUV in the country.

The Pajero Sport is being assembled at the Chittagong plant of Pragoti Industries Limited (PIL), MMC’s business partner in Bangladesh, and will be sold through PIL’s domestic sales network. The initial production and sales figures is expected to be around 500 units annually.

PIL is a state-owned automobile assembler operated by the Bangladesh Ministry of Industries and has had operational ties with Mitsubishi since 1977, when it began assembling and selling Mitsubishi models there. The previous-generation Pajero has been sold in the country since 1995.