A month-long trade fair started in Bagerhat yesterday in a bid to promote local products.
Hasina Newaaz, director of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Agrani Bank, inaugurated the fair organised by the Bagerhat Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sheikh Helal Uddin Stadium.
Around 78 stalls of different companies will be showcasing their products. Md Nurul Alam, secretary of Bagerhat Chamber of Commerce, said various events including circus, puppet and cultural shows and magic exhibitions would also be arranged.
Mir Sawkat Ali Badshah, a lawmaker; Kamruzzaman Tuku, chairman of the district council, and Liakat Hossain Liton, president of Bagerhat Chamber of Commerce, were present.