20 Sep 2021, 13:02

Bangladesh achieves enviable success in agriculture'

RANGPUR, Sept 20, 2021 (BSS) - Agriculturists at separate functions said
Bangladesh has achieved an enviable success in the agriculture, livestock and
fisheries sector as a result of the agri-friendly policy of Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina.

   They viewed this at the events organized simultaneously on Sunday to
distribute saplings marking the Golden Jubilee of Independence in the Mujib
Year. The event was organized by Rangpur unit of Krishibid Institution
Bangladesh (KIB) at four upazilas in the district.

  KIB distributed 10,000 saplings of wood, fruit and medicinal plants with
2,500 each among the people in Rangpur Sadar, Badarganj, Gangachara and
Taraganj upazilas of the district.

   President of Rangpur district unit of Bangabandhu Krishibid Parishad and
Adviser of district Awami League Agriculturist Md Ali Azam attended the
function held at Badarganj Upazila Agriculture Office as the chief guest.

   Agriculturists Bidhu Bhusan Ray, Dr Md Ismail Hossain, Md Ahsan Habib, Md
Obaidur Rahman Mandal, Md Amirul Islam and Ahsan Habib Liberty distributed
saplings at these functions held concurrently in four upazilas.

  General Secretary of Rangpur unit of KIB Agriculturist Abu Sayem said
yearlong programmes have been taken at the initiative of Rangpur unit of KIB
marking the Mujib Year and Golden Jubilee of Independence.

   "As part of these programmes, 10,000 saplings were distributed in four
upazilas of the district on Sunday afternoon," he said.

  Sayem said Bangladesh has achieved an epoch-making success in the
agriculture, fishery and livestock sectors ensuring food security under the
leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the last 12 years.


   Agriculturalist Bidhu Bhusan Ray said agriculturists are committed to
further increasing agricultural productions braving the adverse impacts of
climate change and Covid-19 pandemic to ensure food security in the country.

   "The pro-farmer policies of the government are inspiring agriculturalists
and farmers in contributing maximum to achieve food security through
increasing agricultural productions," he said.

   Agriculturalist Ali Azam discussed the pro-farmer policy of Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina and the enormous contribution of agriculturalists in developing
the agriculture sector and enhancing food production.

   He recalled the contribution of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujibur Rahman for establishing recognition and dignity of agriculturists
through raising their status to class one officers on February 13, 1973.

  "The agriculturalists are committed to implement Bangabandhu's philosophy
on agriculture through innovating newer varieties of crops to enhance
production of cereal crops and fish, meat, egg and milk as well to build a
developed Bangladesh," he said.

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