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Promote flower industry

DCCI hold flower parade in Dhaka

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:12 PM, 7 December 2018   Updated: 05:12 PM, 7 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) arranged a flower parade in the city on Friday, 2nd day of the three-day International Flower Exhibition and Conference.

The parade started from the South Plaza of Manik Mia Avenue and ended on the premises of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) where the exhibition is being held.

DCCI Senior Vice-president Kamrul Islam, Director Imran Ahmed, former Vice-president M Abu Hurairah, senior officials from USAID, President of Bangladesh Flower Association Md Abdur Rahim and its Secretary General AHM Rezaul Kabir were present at the flower parade.

After the parade, the DCCI organized an art competition where more than 100 children took part.

Supported by the USAID, the DCCI in association with Bangladesh Flower Society for the first time organized the three-day International Flower Exhibition and Conference to promote Bangladesh's flower sector and boost its export.

About 70 stalls from different countries, including Bangladesh, India, Thailand, and Nepal, were set up at the exhibition for displaying an array of flowers.

The exhibition will end on Saturday.