DITF-2020 begins on Wednesday
Published: 07:16 PM, 29 December 2019 Updated: 08:56 PM, 29 December 2019
The 25th Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2020 will begin at the ground on the west of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the city on January 1, 2020.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the month-long trade fair, organized jointly by the Commerce Ministry and Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).
The authorities concerned have already completed all preparations to hold the fair on around 26 acres of land in a peaceful atmosphere.
Adequate measures have been taken by the police administration to ensure safety and security of the local and foreign visitors.
EPB Director General Avijit Chowdhury said all preparations, including construction of stalls, have already been completed. The entire fair venue will be under CC camera coverage to ensure safety and security of visitors, he added.
Around 450 stalls and pavilions, including premium pavilions, foreign pavilions, and mini foreign pavilions, have been constructed in the fair venue, he said.
Traders from over 21 countries, including India, Bhutan, Pakistan, China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Nepal, Japan, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, and Arab Emirates will participate in the fair.
Marking the celebration of birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a special pavilion has been constructed for presenting the life and works of Bangabandhu.