The 4th national Development Fair was inaugurated in Chattogram, aiming to showcase the development activities of the present government, BSS reports.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the three-day Fair across the country through videoconference from her official residence, Ganobhabon.
The three-day Unnayan Mela (Development Fair) began in the port city and in all the upazila headquarters across district with the slogan ‘Indomitable Bangladesh in March towards Development’.
Secretary to the Ministry of Energy Dr Ahamed Kaikaus inaugurated the fair in Chattogram by releasing balloons at the fair venue, in front of Gymnasium hall of M A Aziz Stadium.
Earlier, the district administration brought out a rally from Chatogram circuit house at 9 am today. The rally concluded at Gymnasium hall premises of M A Aziz Stadium after parading different important city streets.
Mohammad Ilias Hossain, Deputy Commissioner of Chattogram presided over the function while Divisional Commissioner of Chattogram Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Deputy Inspector General of Police Chattogram range Khandoker Golam Faruk, Commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police Mahabubur Rahman and
superintendent of Chattogram district police Nur-E- Alam Mina, among others, high officials of district administration, local elites addressed the function as guests.
The government has been arranging Unnyan Mela for the last four years to showcase the successes of the government in socioeconomic progress of the country and let the people particularly youth folks know and find out income generating occupations for themselves after completing education.
This year’s fair will also showcase Bangabandhu Satellite and different mega projects of the government in various sectors.
Over 170 government, semi government and private organizations have set up stalls at the fair venue showcasing the development activities of the present government. The fair will remain open for visitors from 10 am to 10 pm each day.