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Exploring SME sector stressed for faster economic growth

Exploring SME sector stressed for faster economic growth

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RANGPUR: Officials and business experts have stressed on exploring potential of the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector to create job opportunities for unemployed youths for faster economic growth.

They viewed this at the launching ceremony of a 10-day 'BSCIC Entrepreneur Fair- 2022' held on the Public Library ground in the metropolis on Tuesday, reports BSS.

The district administration and Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are jointly organising the fair where 51 stalls have been set up by local entrepreneurs displaying their high quality products.

A huge spectrum of ready-made garments, handicraft and handloom products, leather and jute-made products, agricultural products, electrical and electronic goods, design and fashion wares and other SME products are being exhibited and sold in the fair.

Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RWCCI), Rangpur Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RMCCI) and other organizations are extending assistance in arranging the fair.

The fair is being arranged to promote the local cottage, micro, small and medium enterprise sector and create jobs, enhance production of international standard products, exhibition and introduction of SME goods for expanding business, trade and commerce.

Rangpur Divisional Commissioner Md. Abdul Wahhab Bhuiyan formally inaugurated the fair as the chief guest.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters and Admin) of Rangpur Metropolitan Police Md. Mohidul Islam, Rajshahi Regional Director of BSICIC Rezaul Alam Sarker, RCCI President Mostafa Sohrab Chowdhury Titu and Rangpur Press Club President Mahabub Rahman were present as special guests.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md. Golam Rabbani presided over the inaugural ceremony followed by a discussion.

Deputy General Manager of BSCIC for Rangpur Shameem Hossain delivered welcome speech narrating the importance, goals and objectives of arranging the fair.