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Fruit fair up and running in Rangpur


Published : 17 Jun 2022 09:27 PM

Fruit fairs and agricultural fairs are being held in Rangpur with the theme of 'year-round fruit cultivation, money comes from both'. Deputy Commissioner Asif Ahsan inaugurated the three-day fair on Thursday afternoon at the initiative of District Administration and Agriculture Extension Department. Speaking as the chief guest, he said, "Fruit fair is a great initiative in honeymoon." In this fair you will know about different kinds of known and unknown fruits. At the moment, Bangladesh is leading the world in fruit production. Bangladesh has entered the list of top 10 countries in the world in the production of seasonal fruits. Bangladesh has also achieved success in cultivating ever-new fruits.

Deputy Director of Agriculture Extension Department Rangpur Obaidur Rahman Mondal, District Awami League President Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, Sadar Upazila Chairman Nasima Zaman Bobby, Senior Monitoring Officer Abu Fattah Md. Raushan Kabir. Upazila Agriculture Officer Tania Akhter gave a welcome speech. Rangpur Press Club President Mahbub Rahman and City Press Club President Swapan Chowdhury also spoke. There are 15 stalls in this fair which has a rich exhibition of various local fruit combinations and fruit tree saplings.