PM Sheik Hasina today focused on the significance of keeping up the global standard of fish and fish items for fare as riverine Bangladesh can get the principal position on the planet in creating fish from inland water bodies.
“It’s fundamental to keep up the nature of fish (and fish items) which we’re trading to remote markets,” she said while initiating the National Fish Week 2019 in the city.
The PM said once there was a whole lot of nothing research center to guarantee the nature of fish and fish items in the nation, yet her administration set up three ISO-authorize labs in Dhaka, Chattogram and Khulna to keep up the universal standard of fish and fish items.
The Department of Fisheries under the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry masterminded the occasion at the assembly hall of Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB).
“The fish which we’ll fare ought to be of good quality so that those can enter the global markets,” Sheik Hasina said.
The head administrator referenced that there had been some upsetting occurrences over fish send out while shrimp fare confronted suspension in the past when BNP was in power.
Expecting office in 1996, she stated, the Awami League government continued the shrimp send out.
The leader said the fish creation over the most recent 10 years has expanded by 58.35 percent to about 4.277 million metric tons. “Our objective is to build the generation to 4.5 million metric tons, not to stay stuck at 4.277 million metric tons.”
As per the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s report of 2018, Bangladesh positioned third in delivering fish from inland water bodies on the planet, she noted.
“Bangladesh is a riverine nation. Inshallah, we’ll have the option to snatch the primary spot (on the planet) later on leaving the third spot,” Hasina said.
At the debut service, the head administrator likewise conveyed ‘National Fisheries Award 2019’ among various people and associations for their commitments to the fisheries segment.
A video introduction was made delineating the nation’s accomplishment in the fisheries area.
State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru managed the capacity, while Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Md Raisul Alam Mondal conveyed the appreciated discourse.
Administrator of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Fisheries and Livestock Ministry Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu was available at the dais.
Executive General of Fisheries Department Abu Sayed Md Rashedul Haque directed the honor circulation work.
Afterward, the executive opened a fish reasonable on the KIB premises.