|Posted : 02 Jan, 2016 21:06:52
Govt to set up domestic animal hospital: Minister
Minister for Housing and Public Works Engineer Mosharraf Hossain said that the government would set up a hospital for the treatment of domestic animals in the capital.
“Necessary land would be provided for setting up the lone hospital for domestic animals in the country which would be set up in the capital’s Purbachol area under the supervision and management of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU)”, the Minister added.
Engineer Mosharraf came up with the declaration while addressing the two-day orientation programme at CVASU in the city on Saturday.
CVASU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Goutom Buddha Das presided over the function while first secretary of Indian High Commission Rakesh Rahman, CVASU treasurer Prof Dr Somen Dewan, president of CVASU Teachers Association Prof Dr Muhammad Masuduzzaman and deans of different faculties addressed the function.
The Minister said the government would disburse loan among the firm owners at only 5.0 per cent interest rate for growth in the production of cattle.
He said the amount of food production has increased in the country in spite of manifold decrease of cultivable land in recent years. “The agriculture graduates have contributed in achieving food autarky in the country and the veterinary students have also immense roles to play for the development of the country”, he viewed.
He said the government is also going to take steps to procure fish from deep sea using modern technology and the Prime Minister has already given special directives to take steps in this connection, according to BSS report. – DH