A two-day information fair began in Savar yesterday, with an objective to inform people about the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
Sachetan Nagarik Committee, a unit of Transparency International Bangladesh, and the upazila administration are hosting the event.
State Minister for Relief and Disaster Management Dr Md Enamur Rahman inaugurated the fair as chief guest on the upazila administration premises, where 30 stalls have been set up by different government and non-government organisations.
Prof Dipak Roy, president of Sachetan Nagorik Committee in Savar, said RTI act is for people and awareness on the act's benefits can maximise its use. "We have been holding the fair for last 11 years to build awareness on the act," he added.
Salahuddin Khan, secretary of Durniti Protirodh Committee (Savar), said the fair will help people gain more knowledge on how they can apply for information.