Jessore to have country's first ever flower research centre

Published: January 09, 2018 20:36:33 | Updated: January 10, 2018 18:16:42

The government has a plan to establish a regional flower research centre at Jessore.

Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury came up with the statement while responding to a query placed by lawmaker M Manirul Islam of Jessore-2 at the parliament .

The minister said a development project for setting up a flower research centre is now under approval process.

The establishment work of the research centre will begin after approval of the project.

BSS says, around 90 per cent of the total flower marketing in the capital come from Jessore region.

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