World Milk Day will be observed in the
country tomorrow as elsewhere in the world.
In 2001, World Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United
Nations announced June 1 as World Milk Day.
Since then the day is being observed every year to uphold the
importance of milk as global food and encourage people in including
milk and dairy product in daily meals.
The theme of the day of this year is “”Sustainability in the dairy
sector with messages around the environment, nutrition and
Department of Livestock Services under Fisheries and Livestock
Ministry will observe the day across the country, said a press release
As part of the observance, Milk Week will be observed from June 1 to 7.
Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim will formally
inaugurate the programme of the Milk Day and Milk Week 2021.
Consciousness raising campaign will be conducted different city points
including Khamarbari intersection here through well-decorated
vehicles, t-shirt and milk will be distributed.
A seminar will be arranged tomorrow under the joint arrangement of
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and
Department of Livestock Services marking the World Milk Day.
As part of the weeklong programme, poor people will be fed milk
free, livestock offices will conduct campaign to provide suggestions
in dairy product diversification at district and upazila level,
exhibition of livestock will be arranged and livestock treatment and
vaccination campaign will be carried out and worm medicines for
livestock will be distributed free.
Media dialogue and consciousness raising campaign will be arranged.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)