BSS-32 Publicity of Tk 5,000cr scheme for fisheries, livestock sectors stressed

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Publicity of Tk 5,000cr scheme for fisheries, livestock sectors stressed

DHAKA, April 21, 2020 (BSS) – The Fisheries and Livestock Ministry has asked all concerned to take necessary measures for undertaking massive publicity of the Taka 5,000 crore refinancing scheme to facilitate loans in fisheries and livestock sectors.

To this end, the ministry has issued an official order to the field-level officials and employees of the Fisheries and Livestock departments, according to a Fisheries and Livestock Ministry press release issued here today.

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has created a refinancing scheme of Taka 5,000 crore to provide loan facility to the owners of marginal farms, producers, suppliers and entrepreneurs of fisheries and livestock sectors aimed to overcome the possible impact of COVID-19.

The government announced the soft loan scheme for the owners of farms, producers and entrepreneurs so that they can borrow money from banks easily during the coronavirus crisis, the release said.

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