The two week-long divisional tree plantation and tree fair-2022 ended at the circuit house ground premises here on Friday with earning Taka 49 lakh by selling tree saplings.
A total of 44 thousands tree saplings were sold during the fair, an official of Divisional Tree Fair and Tree Plantation Celebration Committee told BSS.
Khulna divisional commissioner Zillur Rahman Chowdhury addressed the closing ceremony as the chief guest while deputy commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukder was in the chair.
Khulna metropolitan police commissioner (KMP) Md Masudur Rahman Bhyian, conservator of forest Mihir Kumar Doe and additional superintendent of police Md Tanveer Ahmed addressed as special guests,
Divisional forest officer Dr abu Naser Mohsin Hossain delivered the welcome speech while deputy director of department of agricultural extention (DAE) Md Hafizur Rahman and president of district nusery association S M badrul Alam Royal also addressed.
Later, the chief guest distributed crest and certificate among the nursery owners of different stalls and prizes among the winners of art and essay competition marking the tree plantation programme.