Bangladesh Tea Board

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Bangladesh Tea Board
Formation1977
HeadquartersNasirabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Websitewww.teaboard.gov.bd

Bangladesh Tea Board or BTB,[1] an autonomous body responsible for creating laws regarding tea production, controlling and encouraging the production of tea and is located in Nasirabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh.[2][3] Major General Jahangir Al Mustahidur Rahman is the present chairman of the body.[4]

History[edit]

The board was established through the Tea Ordinance in 1977.[3] The First president of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was a former chairman of the board.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Low price of tea leaves frustrates farmers". The Daily Star. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Plucking tea leaves brings fortune for 7,500 distressed women". Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 19 November 2016. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b Rahman, Md. Hasinur. "Bangladesh Tea Board". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Maj Gen Shafeenul made new BGB chief". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ "16,000 tea workers face uncertainty". The Daily Star. 20 December 2015. Retrieved 18 November 2016.