RAJSHAHI: Livestock experts at a post-rally discussion here on Friday mentioned Bangladesh is going to achieve self-reliance in milk production in near future, reports BSS.
The experts told the meeting that the county produces 72 metric tonnes of milk against the demand of 90 lakh tonnes annually at present.Rajshahi district produces four lakh metric tonnes of milk against the demand of 5 lakh tonnes, they said.
Divisional and district offices of Department of Livestock Services (DLS) jointly organized the discussion at its office conference hall to mark the ‘World Milk Day- 2018’. “Drink milk, Keep healthy” was the main theme of the discussion.
Chaired by divisional DD of DLS Dr Sheikh Azizur Rahman, the meeting was addressed, among others Regional Poultry Farm Sabbir Ahmed, AD Dr Humayun Kabir, and Additional District Livestock Officer Zulfiker Akhter Hossain.