Honey has export potential, says agri minister

Staff Correspondent

10th March, 2019 10:58:50 printer

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said honey has a great potential in export sector and huge foreign currency could be earned through exporting it after meeting local demand.

He said, “Bee is a valuable resources, we have to carry out research work on honey production, marketing and processing sector.”

The minister said this while speaking as a chief guest of the inaugural seminar of National Honey Fair -2019 at Akm Giasuddin Milky auditorium in the capital on Sunday.

The title of National honey fare 2019 is “Increase yield, income and nutrition through Bee cultivation”.

Md Nasiruzzaman, secretary (In charge) of ministry of agriculture was the special guest of the  seminar while Director General of Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Mir Nurul Alam presided over it. 

A total of 61 government and private organisations has taken part in the fare. The three-day fair will open for all from 9:00am to 9:00pm.