Health Desk-02 June, 2019- Experts at a post-rally discussion have recently said that country's dairy sector is effectively contributing to economic development and improving livelihoods and nutrition of common people.
They viewed this at the event arranged by divisional office of the Department of Livestock Services (DLS) at conference room of its district office to celebrate the World Milk Day- 2019.
Earlier, a colourful rally with participation of divisional and district level officials of DLS, health administration and other government departments, dairy farm owners, farmers and civil society members was brought out on the city streets.
Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) Md. Zakir Hossain attended the discussion as the chief guest with Divisional Director of the DLS Agriculturist Md. Habibur Rahman in the chair.
Commanding Officer of RAB-13 Md. Mozammel Haque, Civil Surgeon Dr Abu Md. Zakirul Islam and dairy farm-owner Mohammad Shahin addressed as special guests.
The chief guest stressed on boosting milk output to attain self-reliance at national level and raising awareness about consumption of milk and benefits of its nutrition to achieve the sustainable development goals for building a healthier nation.