MYMENSINGH, July 20, 2017 (BSS) – Speakers at a function here today stressed the need for planting more fruit-bearing trees to increase fruit production in the country and protect the environment from the catastrophe of climate change.
They said this at the inaugural function of three-day tree fair on the premises of upzila parishad. Department of Agricultural Extension office, Muktagachha organised the event.
Salahuddin Ahamad Mukti MP formally inaugurated the fair as the chief guest with Nargis Akhter, upazila agriculture officer, in the chair.
The event was addressed, among others, by Upazila Chairman Zakaria Harun, Assistant Commissioner (land) Dipayon Das Shovo, Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr ABM Shamsuzzaman and Jubo Unnayan Officer Nandan Kumer.
The chief guest stressed the need for planting more fruit bearing and wood trees for maintaining ecological balance.