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Regional SME fair in Rajshahi begins Monday

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 23rd February, 2020 03:16:45 PM
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An eight-day long ‘Regional SME Products Fair 2020’ is going to start here from tomorrow (Monday) aimed at promoting local SME sector, enhance production of quality SME products, exhibition and introduction of SME goods for expanding business, trade and commerce, reports BSS.

In the fair, a spectrum of locally produced SME goods including leather products, jute-made products, handicrafts, processed agricultural products, electrical and electronic goods, clothes, design and fashion wares and other products are scheduled to be exhibited in around 70 stalls.

SME Foundation in the Ministry of Industries will organise the fair at Rajshahi Collectorate playground in association with district administration, BSCIC, Chamber of Commerce and Industry and NASIB.

The organisers revealed this at a press conference held at mini conference hall in Deputy Commissioner’s office in Rajshahi on Sunday.

Deputy Commissioner Hamidul Haque addressed the press conference as focal person illustrating salient feature of the fair. Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md Shariful Haque and Assistant Manager of SME Foundation Kymyea Ferdousi were present on the occasion.

Hamidul Haque said the country has already achieved uplift in every sector with the participation of both men and women on its way to become a middle income nation soon and SME is the key driver of the economy.

Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton is expected to attend the opening ceremony as chief guest and he will also lead a pre-fair rally on the occasion.