A three-day fair on jute goods began at the Sheikh Rasel Children's Park in the district town yesterday.
Various products made from the natural fibre are being displayed and sold from 9:00am to 8:00pm at the 30 stalls set up at the exposition venue. The Jute Diversification Promotion Centre, a wing of the textile and jute ministry, has organised the fair.
Begum Rina Pervin, additional secretary of the ministry, inaugurated the fair. AKM Shamimul Haq Siddiqee, deputy commissioner of the district, was also present at the opening ceremony.
Stall-owners are showcasing products such as money bags, shoes, shopping bags, pen-holders, flower-holders, vanity bags, carpets, clothes, home textiles, and toys.