Dhaka Intl Trade Fair starts tomorrow

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The 27th Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) will begin from tomorrow at its new venue at Purbachal in Dhaka.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi announced the month-long DITF at a press briefing at the fair venue today.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the fair at the venue tomorrow.

Some 331 stalls and pavilions have been installed to exhibit the products at the fair, Munshi said at the briefing.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation has introduced 50 shuttle buses to carry passengers between Kuril and the venue of the trade fair.

The bus fare has been fixed at Tk 35 per passenger and the passengers will get 50 per cent discount if the fare is paid through bKash.

This year’s trade fair will take place at Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre (BBCFEC) at Purbachal in Dhaka, AHM Ahsan, vice chairman and chief executive officer of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), told The Daily Star.

The entry fee of the fair will be Tk 40 for the adults and Tk 20 for the minors, he also said.

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