A mega carnival of the Bangladesh jewellery industry styled as “BAJUS Fair'' will begin on February 9 in the capital Dhaka to showcase the strength of the industry.
Some 50 traditional jewellers will take part at the three-day annual exposition of Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the city.
BAJUS vice president Dewan Aminul Islam, advisor Ruhul Amin Rasel, standing committee vice chairman Narayan Chandra Dey, member secretary Uttom Ghosh, members Asif Iqbal, Ganesh Debnath, Monir Hossain and Azad Hossain were also present on the occasion.
The official of the trade body hoped that the three-day fair would play a role in enriching the domestic jewellery industry and creating a new position for Bangladesh in the global market.
Speaking on the occasion, BAJUS vice president Dewan said that the trade body organised the fair to promote the potential of the Bangladesh jewellery industry at home and abroad.
“BAJUS president already approved a plan of giving a media award this year. A panel of 11 distinguished journalists will judge the reports on the gold industry,” he said.
Six seminars will be held on the jewellery industry in participation of dignitaries of various sectors on the sidelines of the event.
The country’s leading companies like Amin Jewellers, Apan Jewellers, Alankar Niketan, Kunjo Jewellers, Royal Malabar Jewellers, Venus Jewellers, Diamond World and Jarwa House will showcase their products in eight large pavilions.
Vinayak Gold and Diamond, Golden World, Gaurav Jewellers, New Fancy Jewellers, Pearl Oasis, Jaya Gold, Zara Gold, Alvi Jewellers, Rizvy Jewellers, Royal Diamond, Dreamz Instrument Technology and Rajeshwary Gold will also display products at the mini pavilion.
Besides, LK Jewellers, Chowdhury Gold, Gitanjali Jewellers, Riya Jewellers, Ananda Jewellers, Diamond House, Aftab Jewellers, Fariha Jewellers, IK Jewellers, Rajnigandha Jewellers, Sultana Jewellers, Nibir Jewellers, Siraj Jewellers, Diamond Bazar, Ananya Jewellers, Daya Gold and Diamond, DDamas – The Art of Jewellery, D Diamond, Queen Perl House, New Bashundhara Jewellers, Soul James and Diamond, Parash Jewellers, Classic Gold and Diamond Jewellery, Diamond Corner, Gold King Jewellery, Sonargaon Jewellers, Monimala Jewellers, RN Microtech, Bangladesh Dies House and SGL Lab of Bangladesh.
The jewellery companies will be giving special offers for the visitors on the purchase of their products.
The entry fee of the fair is fixed at Tk 100 per person while children under 5 years will get free access.
There will be a raffle draw for the customers of jewellery products at the fair. The expo arena will remain open from 10 am to 9 pm every day during the fair.