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Food Minister pledges to work for food security

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 07:51 PM, 7 January 2019   Updated: 07:51 PM, 7 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder today pledged to work for ensuring food security and safe food for the people as per the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

“Prime Minister has given me the major responsibility of the ministry to make the country self-sufficiency in food,” said the newly appointed food minister.

Highlighting the importance of safe food in the election manifesto of the ruling Awami League, the food minister said, “We will work as per the instruction of the Prime Minister aiming to ensure the food security and safe food of the people.”

Even the food minister also has sought cooperation from all quarters to maintain the continuity of development and progress of the outgoing government.

Valiant freedom fighter Sadhan Chandra Majumder, lawmaker of Naogaon-1 constituency, took oath today as the Food Minister in the cabinet of 11th national parliament.

President M Abdul Hamid administered the oath-taking ceremony at Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban here at 3.30 pm, said an official release.

Sadhan Chandra Majumder was born at Hajinagar village of Niamatpur upazila in Naogaon district on July 17, 1950. He has four daughters. 

Sadhan has been elected parliament member (MP) for the third consecutive term and is also serving as the Awami League general secretary of the Naogaon district unit.

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