Five received gold medals, nine silver medals and 18 bronze medals for their outstanding contribution to different fields in agriculture
M Anis Ud Dowla, chairman of ACI Group, has been awarded ’Bangabandhu Jatiyo Krishi Puroshkar - 1424 (Gold Medal).
Agriculture Minister Md Abdur Razzaque, on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the award to the recipients at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Sunday, said a press release.
Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim was also present.
The prime minister joined it virtually from her official residence, Ganabhaban.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday awarded the prestigious Bangabandhu Jatiya Krishi Puroshkar, the highest state recognition for achievements in the agriculture sector, to 32 individuals and organizations.
Of them, five received gold medals, nine silver medals and 18 bronze medals for their outstanding contribution to different fields in agriculture.
This year’s award recognized the recipients' special contribution to agriculture research and expansion, cooperatives motivation, technology innovation, commercial farming, afforestation, rearing livestock and poultry and fish farming.