Pilot palm tree cultivation project launched in Jessore

A pilot palm tree cultivation project was launched in Jessore on Saturday with a view to encouraging farmers to plant palm trees in a larger way. The commander of the joint force, Lieutenant Colonel M Tanvir Iqbal, inaugurated the project in a ceremony held on the premises of Jhikargachha upazila office. The deputy director of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Khairul Islam, among others, attended the programme.