FROM SANGSAD BHABAN: Food and Disaster Management Minister Dr M Abdur Razzak categorically said the country has achieved food sufficiency and no need to import food in next fiscal year.
The food minister came up with the assertion while answering to the query of lawmaker Shafiqul Islam in the parliament Tuesday.
Dr Abdur Razzak said, “We do not have to import food if we do not face natural calamity or food disaster.”
The ruling Awami League lawmaker also told the House: “The country has currently become food sufficient. So, we do not have any plan yet to export food also.”
BDST: 1950 HRS, JUN 19, 2012
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