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Protection for Wetlands
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, says that over the next three to five years, the Government will be implementing several strategies towards the protection of the country wetlands.
Among the strategies, he said, is the implementation of a National Strategy for Biodiversity Conservation, supported by a national programme to enhance and protect the country biodiversity and wildlife.
These wetlands, like so many other natural resources, have enormous potential, and we have set the framework for their sustainable use Mr. Vaz noted.
He was speaking at the opening of the World Heritage and Climate Change symposium, held atâ€¦
Bangladesh navy searches for 81 fishermen still missing after Mora cyclone
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“Still 81 fishermen are missing out of 144 fishermen. Bangladesh Naval Force have rescued 33 and Indian Naval Force rescued 30,” said Mostaque Ahmed, head of the Coxâ€™s Bazar Mechanized Fishing Boat Owners Associationâ€¦
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