US ambassador visits floating guava market in Jhalakathi

Sun Online Desk

11th July, 2019 05:56:03 printer

US ambassador visits floating guava market in Jhalakathi


US Ambassador to Dhaka Earl R Miller passed a busy time on Thursday, on the final day of his three-day visit to Barisal region.

The ambassador visited 200-year-old floating market at Bhimruli in Jhalakathi on Thursday morning.

Miller reached the market at around 9:00am and took a boat ride to visit the historic market and talked to the businessmen and local people.

Md Johar Ali, deputy commissioner of Jhalakathi and Fatiha Yasmin, superintend of police greeted him with the flower bouquets.

Earlier on Wednesday, he visited the architecture site of Karapur Mia Bari Mosque in the outskirts of the city, and Jahanara-Israil School and College.

Earl R Miller, on his first voyage to a coastal region, came to Barisal on Tuesday afternoon by Green Line Waterways' vessel.

He is scheduled to leave the city for Dhaka by air, on Thursday.