Dhaka, Monday, May 28, 2018


International : Trump sees 'brilliant potential' for N.Korea as summit prep continues *** Brazil lowers diesel price after truckers' pressure ***   |   

Development fair begins in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ Jan 12, 2018 (BSS) - Aimed at focusing all information about development activities of the present government, a three-day "Development Fair-2018" was inaugurated here yesterday.

Organised by Manikganj district administration, State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malek, MP inaugurated the fair at Manikganj Government High School playground.

Deputy Commissioner Md Nazmus Sadat Salim and Chairman of Manikganj Zila Parishad Advocate Golam Mohiuddin, among others, were present on the occasion.

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Zahid Malek said "Bangladesh under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is marching forwards development which is a wonder to the world."

"Now Bangladesh is self sufficient in food production, about 80% people are getting electricity facilities, heath sector has been developed remarkably, education sector, road and transport sector including ICT have achieved visible development. The government is implementing a lot of mega projects such as Padma Bridge and metro rail in the capital."

Earlier, a colourful rally was brought out from the fair premise that paraded the main roads of the district town.

A total of 105 stalls of different divisions of government, semi- government, autonomous bodies, educational institutions and NGOs have been set up in the fair.