President M Abdul Hamid today asked agriculturists, scientists, farmers and entrepreneurs to utilize the potential of fisheries and livestock sector to accelerate the pace of national development.
“The fisheries and livestock cultivation is a major and potential sector for employment generation and investment,” he said while inaugurating the ‘Livestock Service Week-2018′ at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) of Farmgate’s Khamarbari.
The President stressed building necessary infrastructure and laboratory, and growing efficiency and enacting legal structure to ensure the appropriate quality of production at all levels.
The consumers are now getting eggs, milk, meat in the market at a reasonable price due to the balance of demand and supply of the products, President Hamid said, adding, “Don’t think of consumers’ facilities only, give priority to producers’ financial security as well.”
Abdul Hamid also urged all concerned to take proper care of the export earnings from this sector.
Terming the global export market a very competitive, he said, “Our products must be the best one.”
President Hamid also warned of stern action against any sort of irregularity and corrupt practice in this regard.