A total of 1,739 veterinary medical teams have been deployed in cattle markets across the country to provide medical services to sacrificial animals and prevent the sale of sick and not fit animals for qurbani (sacrifice).
Besides, 22 veterinary medical teams have also been deployed in cattle markets in Dhaka south and north city corporation areas in the capital.
Department of Livestock Services (DLS) deployed the medical teams at the directives of the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry, reports BSS citing a press release.
According to the release, nine deputy secretary level officials of the ministry have been given responsibility of monitoring the activities of the veterinary medical teams and other activities in the cattle markets in the city.
Apart from the ministry officials, 12 monitoring teams of the DLS will also supervise the cattle markets in the capital.