Youth urged to involve in fish farming

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the youths to engage themselves in self-employment activities availing of the government facilities to be financially self-reliant and make a prosperous and developed country.

“A huge volume of employment opportunities has been generated in the fisheries sector for various measures taken by the government. “The youths can create self-employment by establishing fisheries farms and thus make them financially solvent instead of running after jobs,” she said.

In a video message screened at a program of the Awami Matshyajibi League marking its 18th founding anniversary, the premier also said that the country will move towards prosperity keeping its head high in the world arena with the ideology through which Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made Bangladesh independent.

She said that her government has taken various measures such as imparting the youth folk with required training, creating various scopes for them, excavating waterbodies and preserving those, and taking measures for increasing fish production to ensure nutrition alongside food security.

Noting that her government has been establishing 100 economic zones across the country in which they are giving importance to building food processing industries that are creating scopes for marketing of local goods.

The premier said that the government has initiated efforts to increase fish production through artificial breeding giving priority to researches, and called upon the youths to help increase fish production.


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