The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) begins from today (Wednesday).
The trade fair will continue till February 8.
President Abdul Hamid is scheduled to open the 24th edition of DITF at Sher-E-Bangla Nagar in the city at 3pm, the first one to be inaugurated by the Head of the State.
Participants from various countries, including India, Bhutan, Pakistan, China, the US, the UK, Nepal, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, the Maldives, Mauritius, Russia, Iran and Swaziland, will participate in the DITF.
It will remain open for visitors from 10am to 10pm.
There will be 550 stalls and pavilions, including 60 premium pavilions, 38 premium mini pavilions, 20 reserved pavilions for women, 26 foreign pavilions, 18 general pavilions and 22 food stalls in the fair.
The participants will display different kinds of products, including readymade garments, handicraft, leather and plastic polymer and food items.