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Tk 5.0m worth of honey sold at ‘Mou Mela’

Staff Correspondent

20 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

A total Tk 5.0 million worth of honey was sold at the National Bee Fair (Jatiya Mou Mela)-2020 in the capital.

The three-day fair, which ended on Wednesday, kicked off at (BARC) Auditorium in the capital on Sunday with the theme ‘Bee Cultivation for Nutrition security and economic prosperity’.

Tk 3.0 million worth of honey was sold at the fair in 2018 while Tk 1.1 million was sold at the fair in 2018.

More than six government and 68 private business organisations, including government departments and relevant stakeholders as also cultivators, took part in the fair.

Md. Nasiruzzaman, Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, was the chief guest of the concluding programme.