Four-day Parbotto Mela begins in city today | 2019-03-21 |

Four-day Parbotto Mela begins in city today

20th March, 2019 10:23:47 printer

A four-day Parbotto Mela-2019 (Hilly Fair) will begin at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital today, reports BSS.

The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) are going to arrange the fair aiming to introduce the lifestyle, culture, tradition and history of the hill dwellers among the people living in plain land, a PID handout said.

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque is scheduled to inaugurate the fair as the chief guest at 3pm today while Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing will present.

A total of 93 stalls of local and international organisations will be set up in the four-day fair.

The Parbotto Mela will remain open for all from 10 am to 10 pm every day.