Chittagong trade fair begins today
The 20th Chittagong International Trade Fair begins today in the port city with an aim to explore international markets for local products.
Commerce Minister GM Quader is scheduled to inaugurate the month-long showcase organised by Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI).
Awami League Lawmaker MA Latif, Thai Ambassador to Bangladesh Tassanawadee Miancharoen and President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry AK Azad are also scheduled to be present at the inauguration.
Murshed Murad Ibrahim, president of CCCI, expressed his satisfaction about the arrangement of the show at a press meet at the chamber's conference room in Chittagong yesterday.
He said the fair will help promote local products in the international market.
For the first time, India is taking part in the show that will remain open from 10am to 10pm everyday, said the organisers.
Thailand is the partner country of the event where businesses from other countries, including China, USA, Pakistan, Iran and Japan, will also join.