Bangladesh Prime Minister announces Tk 5000 Cr subsidized loan package for agriculture

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today announced a Tk 5000 crore special subsidized loan package for boosting agricultural production in the country in the aftermath of the Corona crisis hitting the world. In a video conference with officials from her official residence in Dhaka, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the refinancing scheme of Tk 5000 crore will carry a maximum interest rate of 5 per cent. She said that the small and medium farmers will get the loan from this fund to use as current capital for use in agriculture and related activities like fishery, poultry farming etc.

by Hari Aditya

Updated: Apr 12, 2020 19:02 IST

Tags: World Corona
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