Govt working to protect Boro crops from flash flood: Jahid Faruk


NETRAKONA, Feb 7, 2020 (BSS) – State minister for Water Resources Jahid Faruk said today the government is pledge bound to finish the repairing and renovation works of food control embankments within the stipulated time to protect the standing Boro crops of the haor areas from flash flood.

He said the government has taken pragmatic steps and allocated Taka 8.50 crore to finish the repairing and renovation works of flood control embankments in the haor areas in the district.

The state minister said this while exchanging views with local journalists at the conference room at Circuit House here tonight after visiting the haor areas of the district.

State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, Additional Director General of Water Development Board (WDB) AM Aminul Islam and Chief Engineer of the WDB Akil Kumar and district-level officers were present on the occasion.