Russia offered to export 2 lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh
Russia has already given offer to export two lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder told the parliament today (June 23, 2022).
In reply to a lawmakers' query from Awami League MP Shafiul Islam from Dhaka-10, the food minister said, the foreign ministry has approached different wheat exporting countries for importing wheat as the prices of wheat and flour has gone up along with various food grains, due to the war between Ukraine and Russia.
"Russia already has offered to export two lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh. Besides, a letter has been sent to the Bangladesh High Commission in Delhi to import wheat from India at government and private levels," the food minister added.