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Kamal for proper plans to utilise marine resources


Dhaka: Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday stressed the need for taking appropriate plans and their implementation to properly utilise the country’s vast marine resources.
“Blue economy has created an important area in our economy. Making suitable plans and their implementation are inevitable to use the country’s huge marine resources,” he said. UNB News Agency Reported.
The minister came up with the remarks while inaugurating a workshop on blue economy at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar NEC conference room arranged by the Planning Division.
Mustafa Kamal also suggested sharing experiences with the countries that achieved successes in utilising the blue economy and working in a coordinated way to tap the marine resources.
Mentioning that the country’s economic zone has expanded up to the Bay of Bengal following the settlement disputes over marine boundaries with India and Myanmar, he said the government will do everything possible to properly utilise the marine resources without harming the environment and ecology.
Foreign Ministry’s Maritime Affairs unit secretary M Khurshed Alam presented the keynote paper at the workshop.
Moderated by planning secretary Tarique Ul Islam, high officials of different ministries and divisions and departments attended the programme.


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