National Safe Food Day was celebrated with the slogan “Fulfill the safe food country, everyone will get together with the gold country” with a variety of events all across the country on February 2, 2018.
As part of the program, a rally was held in front of the National Press Club in Osmani Memorial Auditorium.
Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhit was present as the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony of Osmani Memorial Auditorium. Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury, Food Minister Advocate M Kamrul Islam , MP Mr. Md. Abdul Wadud Dara and Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh MP spoke on the occasion.
In the meeting the speakers said that one of the current commitments of the present government is to make the country self sufficient in food production and create hunger and poverty free Bangladesh.
They also said that to ensure safe food intake, appropriate steps should be taken to identify the problems and challenges in each level related to food production, import, processing, stocking, supply, marketing and sales.
After the inauguration ceremony, the guests also visited various stalls of safe food fairs, which will last for two days.