Pabna, July 29 (bdnews24.com) -- The agriculture minister has warned agriculture officials that negligence in their duties would not be tolerated.
"This government is working for the development of agriculture and farmers. You'll be taken to task for any interruption in the activities to be caused by your negligence," Matia Chowdhury said on Friday.
Addressing a views-exchange meeting of Rajshahi zone officials on Friday, the minister said, "Encourage the farmers to cultivate those crops which they would be happy to farm again next year."
She also gave them some directives at the meeting held at the Pabna deputy commissioner's conference room.
Chaired by DG of the Department of Agricultural Extension Habibur Rahman, the programme was addressed, among others, by additional deputy commissioner Abdur Rouf, Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation chairman Nazmul Islam and Shamsur Rahman Sharif Dilu, MP.