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Prime Minister opens Purbachal exhibition centre

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  • 21st October, 2021 11:40:33 AM
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Prime Minister opens Purbachal exhibition centre

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the newly-built ‘Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre’ at Purbachal.  

The premier inaugurated the permanent venue for different product-based fairs through a virtual programme from her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital on Thursday morning.

Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) undertook the ‘Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre Construction Project’ in Purbachal New City Project Area with the joint investment of Bangladesh and China, Project Director (Joint Secretary) Mohammad Rezaul Karim said on Wednesday.

He mentioned that the ‘China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)’ has built the exhibition centre on 20 acres of land area with a cost of Tk 13.03 billion. Out of the total cost, China has provided Tk 6.26 billion for the project.

He said the centre has 33,000 square metres of floor space, including an exhibition hall covering 15,418 square meters.

The modern exhibition centre has its own water treatment plant, CATV control room, WiFi system for the internet, a modern fountain and remote-controlled entrance gate, he added.