Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
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Real fishermen get Jalmahal lease

Says land minister

Real fishermen get Jalmahal lease
Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury speaks at the 70th meeting of the committee on leasing of government Jalmahal at the Secretariat on Thursday.

Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury on Thursday said only registered fisheries cooperative societies and real fishermen are getting lease of Jalmahal (water body).

It has become possible to ensure transparency in leasing system by synchronising field-level report and data from land information (data) bank after the Jalmahal lease application process go online, said the minister.

The minister was speaking at the 70th meeting of the committee on leasing of government Jalmahal at the Secretariat.

Land Secretary Md Mustafizur Rahman PAA, officials of Sairat Mahal wing of the Land Ministry and officials of the HILIP project under the local government division were present.

The deputy commissioners of the concerned areas virtually attended the meeting.