Bangladesh Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque has stated that advanced Dutch technology will be used to store onions to increase their shelf life. The minister made the remarks while inspecting Waterman Onions, an onion manufacturing, processing, packaging and exporting company in the Netherlands.
According to Razzaque, the government of Bangladesh is working towards achieving self-sufficiency in onions. During his visit, the minister expressed interest in bringing technology from the Netherlands to enhance improved varieties, production and the storage period.
The minister called for setting up industries in Bangladesh through joint ventures. He said Bangladesh has a conducive environment for investment and the government of Bangladesh will provide necessary assistance in this regard.