World milk day was observed in Jhenaidah on Wednesday. District livestock office organized the progtramme with a slogan to sustainable dairy sector for environment, nutrition and socio-economic development.
A colcourful rally was brought out from Jhenaidah Old DC Court ground that ended as District Shilpakala Academy parading the main roads in the morning. A discussion was held there with district livestock officer (DLO) Manajit Kumar Sarker in the chair. Jhenaidah - Magura reserved women seat lawmaker Khaleda Khanam attended the discussion as chief guest. Superintendent of police (SP) Muntasirul Islam, local government deputy director Yearul Islam attended there as special guests.
Jhenaidah Sadar upazila livestock officer (ULO) Mir Kawser Hossain, livestock officer Tareq Musa, dairy association leader Kazi Farooque Hossain among others spoke.
The speakers said the country is now self sufficient in food production. But the health sector should be enriched with adequate supply of milk through the dairy sector towards a healthy nation as desired by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. T hey urged upon the dairy farm owners and entrepreneurs to take care of their animals so that they could play significant role in ensuring safe milk for the people countrywide.