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There Is No Food Shortage In The Country

There is no food shortage in the country. Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak made the remarks while joining Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s video conference with 64 Deputy Commissioners (DC) from Ganabhaban on Tuesday, March 31.

The agriculture minister said, ‘Our last few seasons have been good food production. There is no food shortage at the moment. We have enough food. We expect the upcoming Boro season to be even higher than last year. I am working to increase production of Ausch.’

The minister said, ‘There was a problem with onions. Onion production has increased this year. We have been campaigning on how to save onions for a long time. Don’t be an onion problem in the years ahead.’

Dhaka Bureau Chief, 1 April 2020