Modern pack house to be set up at Purbachal: Razzaque

DHAKA, Nov 10, 2020 (BSS) – Agriculture Minister Dr Md Abdur
Razzaque today said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given 2
acres of land in city’s Purbachal area to the Ministry of Agriculture
for setting up a world-class state-of-the-art pack house and
accreditation laboratory.

“A modern and world-class pack house and accreditation laboratory
will be set up there to boost exports of agricultural products. Quick
initiatives and projects will be taken up for construction of this
pack house. If it is built, the export of fruits and vegetables of
this country to Europe, Middle East and abroad will increase many
times,” he said.

He was speaking at a seminar on ‘Modern Pack House Facilities and
Construction of Accredited Laboratory related workshop’ as the chief
guest, organized by Horticulture Export Development Foundation (Hortex
Foundation)at the auditorium of Bangladesh Agricultural Research
Council (BARC) in city’s Farmgate area, a press release said.

Agriculture Secretary Md Mesbahul Islam presided over the programme
while Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)’s Department of
Horticulture Professor Dr Md Kamrul Hassan presented key note paper.


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