5-day flower fair begins in Rajshahi

15 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

5-day flower fair begins in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Like the previous years, a five-day ‘One Bank Flower Fair-2020’ began in the city on Friday aimed at meeting the gradually increasing demand of the flower-loving people, reports BSS.

One Bank Limited and Rajshahi Boikali Sangha (RBS) jointly have organised the fair on Moni Bazar premises in the metropolis.

Different nursery owners of the city have set up more than 30 stalls displaying a wide range of flowers.

The fragrance of different types of roses, marigolds, gerberas, orchids, lilies, tulips, daffodils, petunias, sunflowers, morning glories, poppies, gardenia, bougainvillea, snapdragons, dahlia, nasturtium, begonia, evening primrose, clematis, knight queen, daisies, chrysanthemums, winter flowers, bleeding hearts, cosmos and hollyhock is covered with the area, attracting people to the fair.

Additional Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Sujayet Islam and Deputy Managing Director of One Bank Limited Wakar Hassan addressed the inaugural ceremony as chief and special guests respectively with RBS President AYM Moniruzzaman in the chair.

Vice-President and Branch Manager of One Bank Limited Abdul Mannan, RBS General Secretary Roisuddin Babu and Fair Convener Shariful Abedeen also spoke.

The fair will remain open for the public in general from 9 am to 9 pm every day till February 18.