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National fisheries week begins July 17

  • Published at 09:36 pm July 1st, 2019
National fisheries week begins July 17
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate National Fisheries Week on July 18 Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the week and release fish fries in a pond at Ganabhaban on July 18

The 27th “National Fisheries Week-2019” will be observed across the country from July 17 to July 23.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the week and release fish fries in a pond at Ganabhaban on July 18, BSS reported on Monday.

The premier will distribute “National Fisheries Award 2019” among 17 institutions and individuals for contributions to the fisheries sector.

A colorful procession led by State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru will be brought out from the city’s Matsya Bhaban on July 17.

The information was revealed yesterday at a preparatory meeting chaired by the state minister at his office.

A week-long fisheries fair will be held on the premises of the Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh (KIB) in the capital. Besides, the three-day fisheries fair will also be arranged at district levels. A five-day technology based fisheries fair will be held at Mymensingh also.

President M Abdul Hamid and Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will also release fish fries in ponds at the Bangabhaban and Natinal Parliament respectively, to mark the occasion.

Fish fries will also be released in ponds, haors, canals and rivers across the country during the week.