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Govt to buy 6 lakh tonnes of Boro paddy

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Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak on Thursday said the government will buy six lakh metric tonnes of paddy directly from farmers this Boro season.

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak on Thursday said the government will buy six lakh metric tonnes of paddy directly from farmers this Boro season.

The authorities are preparing a farmers' list up to the union level for a lottery so that no one gets deprived, he said.

The minister was speaking at a programme in International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh (ICCB) in Dhaka.

However, the rate of paddy purchase was not announced yet.

 

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