President opens DITF-2019
President Md Abdul Hamid inaugurated the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF-2019) at the Dhaka’s Agargaon on Wednesday afternoon.
He later visited several stalls and pavilions there.
In the inaugural speech, the president said that the trade fair is playing a pivotal role in economic development of the country.
He hoped that the DITF will help in implementing the multi-faceted economic plans adopted by the Awami League government which would help accelerate the country’s development.
The trade fair jointly organized by the Commerce Ministry and Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) will remain open for all from 10 am to 10 pm every day. The 24th
trade fair will continue till February 8.
A total of 550 stalls and pavilions, including 60 premium pavilions, 38 premium mini pavilions, 20 reserved pavilions for women, 26 foreign pavilions, 18 general pavilions and 22 food stalls were set up in the fair venue.
Different business entities from India, Bhutan, Pakistan, China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Nepal, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, the Maldives, Mauritius, Russia, Iran and Swaziland are participating in the fair.