Minister of Textiles and Jute Jahangir Kabir Nanak said that necessary measures will be taken quickly to keep the GI rights of Tangail sarees in the country. He said this after an exchange meeting in the meeting room of Jute Directorate in Motijheel of the capital on Sunday morning.
Nanak said, ‘We are urgently sitting in the ministry about this. We had a meeting. We are hastening to make all necessary arrangements for our Tangail Saree, our stay.’
The minister said that how India claimed the GI rights of Tangail sarees is their internal matter. He also commented that the Tangail saree will remain in this country.
The jute minister also said that jute farmers are not getting fair price due to some middlemen. The government is aware of this. Jute Minister also said that measures will be taken to ensure fair price.
Stating that the goal of increasing jute export from one billion to two billion dollars has been set, he said, for this reason, emphasis is being placed on the diversification of jute export products.