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Bulbul: Agriculture sector incurs loss of Tk 263cr

Bulbul: Agriculture sector incurs loss of Tk 263cr

The country has lost over Tk 263 crore in the agriculture sector due to Cyclone Bulbul, Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak said this morning.

A total of 50,503 farmers have been affected in 103 upazilas of 16 southern districts in the cyclone, the minister said at a briefing at the Secretariat in Dhaka, local media reported.

A rehabilitation programme for the farmers will be undertaken after the finance ministry releases the fund in this regard, the minister said.