Despite the government’s ban in the Corona situation, the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock continues to sell fish, meat, milk, eggs and dairy products at fair prices across the country, including in the capital Dhaka. There is a huge response among the farmers and consumers about this activity. From April 5 to Tuesday, fish, beef, milk, eggs, chicken and various dairy products worth Tk 133.21 crore have been sold in the mobile system across the country.
Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sham Rezaul Karim and Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Raunak Mahmud are regularly supervising the production, transportation, supply and marketing activities of the fisheries and livestock sector across the country. Sincere thanks to the officials and employees of the Ministry involved in the production, transportation, supply and marketing of the Fisheries and Livestock sector, the officials and employees of the Department of Fisheries and Livestock working at the district and upazila level across the country, the concerned entrepreneurs and the media representatives. Fisheries and Livestock Minister and Fisheries and Livestock Secretary said.
In this regard, Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sham Rezaul Karim said that despite the dire crisis in Corona, the ministry and officials and employees of the Fisheries and Livestock Departments across the country are implementing mobile sales activities in the public interest at the risk of their lives. At the same time, the Dairy Association, Poultry Association, Fishermen’s Association and other marginal farmers associated with this sector are continuing this activity at risk. Besides, media representatives across the country are highlighting this timely initiative of the ministry in spite of the corona risk. On the one hand, farmers in the fisheries and livestock sector are able to easily overcome the losses by marketing products produced at fair prices, on the other hand, consumers can easily buy fish, meat, milk, eggs and dairy products as per the demand even under the current restrictions. On behalf of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all concerned. I hope those concerned will be more motivated in this work.
In this regard, Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Raunak Mahmud said the mobile sales of fish, meat, milk, eggs and dairy products continue in 64 districts of six divisions of the country to ensure animal nutrition in the corona situation and during the holy month of Ramadan. I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation to the officials and employees of our ministries and subordinate departments involved in this work, dairy, poultry and fish farms and the media representatives across the country for highlighting these activities to the people.
The ‘confluence’ of the Padma and Jamuna rivers at Goalanda in Rajbari. Big fishes of different species including Pangash, Baghair, Chital, Boal are being caught in the fishermen’s nets there. A dead fish weighing 30 kg 100 gm was caught in the net of local fisherman Joynal Sardar around 11am on Tuesday. Later in the afternoon, he said the fish was the storekeeper of Daulatdia ferry. Chandu sold it to Mollah for Rs 48,000.
The buyer of the fish said. Confirming the matter, Chandu Mollah told Kaler Kantha, “There is a huge demand for such large-sized catfish. I will sell the killer for a small profit. I am trying to communicate with the amateur fish buyers known for this on my mobile phone. ‘