Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated the 4th countrywide national Development Fair, aiming to showcase the development activities of the present government.
The Prime Minister opened the fair through videoconferencing from her official residence Ganobhaban here.
The three-day fair began in the capital and in all the district and upazila headquarters across the country with the slogan ‘Indomitable Bangladesh in March towards Development’.
In the capital, the fair is being held at the field of International Trade Fair in Agargaon area.
Development successes achieved in different sectors under the dynamic and farsighted leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina are exhibited in the countrywide fair.
Besides, 10 special initiatives taken by the Prime Minister, international recognitions and successes, the Visions 2021 and 2041, Bangabandhu Satellite, mega projects, including the Padma Bridge and Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, and other investment prospects are displayed in the fair.
During the fair, the Mass Communication Directorate will project the government’s successes among people through its district offices, while Bangladesh Betar will air the government’s development activities.
Various government offices, agencies, banks, and insurance and other financial institutions joined the district and upazila-level fair, arranged by the local administrations.
During the videoconferencing, the Prime Minister talked to local people from four upazilas — Amtoli upazila of Barguna, Fakirhat of Bagerhat, Lohagora of Narail and Pirganj of Rangpur.
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader were, among others, present at the inaugural event.
Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Md Nojibur Rahman conducted the event, while Principal Coordinator for SDGs Affairs at the PMO Md Abul Kalam Azad made an audio-video presentation depicting the major development successes achieved in the last 10 years under the present government.unb