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Tea auction for 2023-24 to start at Chattogram on April 17

The first tea auction for 2023-24 auction year

in the country is going to begin at Chattogram Tea Auction Center on April


The second auction will be held on April 26 at Srimangal, the second tea

auction center in the country.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Tea Sales Co-ordination Committee

today held with Bangladesh Tea Board Chairman Major General Ashraful Islam in

the chair, said a press release here.

It was informed in the meeting that a total of 46 tea auctions will be held

in Chattogram and 23 in Srimangal in the 2023-24 fiscal year.

Speaking on the occasion, Asharaful Islam said that tea production and

auction activities were normal in the country in the last auction year due to

various initiatives taken by the Tea Board and implementation of various

plans and sincere efforts of the tea industry stakeholders.

The Tea Board Chairman urged all concerned stakeholders to work in unison to

keep normal the auction operations and the market of tea in the 2023-24

auction year.

BTB Member for Finance and Commerce Mohammad Nurullah Nuri, Deputy Director

Muhammad Madhul Kabir Chowdhury, Marketing Officer Ahsan Habib, Assistant

Director Mohammad Abdullah Al Borhan, Tea Traders Association of Bangladesh

Chairman Shah Moinuddin Hasan were present, among others, at the meeting.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha