President releases fish fries

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DHAKA, Sept 02, 2020 – (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today released fish fries into a pond of his official residence Bangabhaban on the occasion of “National Fisheries Week-2020”.

The President released fish fries of different species of rui, katla, pabda, shoul and gulsa at Singoh (lion) Pond in Bangabhaban

On the occasion, Abdul Hamid stressed on the expansion of the fisheries sector, urging public and private entrepreneurs to come forward to preserve fishes of local species and increase fish output as well.

Terming the fisheries sector as a very important sector for employment generation, the President categorically asked all concerned to increase the production of local fish varieties.

Later, President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS.

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim, secretaries and senior officials concerned were also present there.

Earlier, Pesh Imam of Bangabhaban Jame Mosque Mufti Maulana Saiful Kabir conducted a doa-munajat on the occasion.