09 May 2024, 18:36
Update : 10 May 2024, 09:47

PM for expansion of 'BADC Ready-To-Cook Fish' market 

DHAKA, May 9, 2024 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today underscored the need for further expansion of "BADC Ready-To-Cook Fish" market for easing the cooking process for the people.

"The "BADC Ready-To- Cook Fish" programnme would immensely help working expansion of such type of fish is required for easing their cooking process," she said.

The Prime Minister made the remarks while receiving "BADC Ready- To- Cook Fish" equipments and a "milking machine" from Fisheries and Livestock Minister Abdur Rahman at a function at Ganobhaban here this morning. 

Receiving the equipments, she thanked Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) and Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation for taking the initiative of marketing "Ready-To-Cook Fish" across the city.

According to the Fisheries and Livestock ministry sources, a total fish 40 species are being sold as "Ready-To-Cook Fish" at "Matshya (Fish) Bitan of BADC in the city's Kawranbazar and Jatrabari fish landing station and 16 other spots in the city by six freezing vans of BADC.

Apart from these, the "Ready to Cook Fish" is being sold in the city through e-commerce platforms. 

Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Selim Uddin and senior officials of the ministry were present on the occasion, among others. 

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