National Jute Day today ...

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National Jute Day today 

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:07 AM, 6 March 2019   Updated: 12:33 PM, 6 March 2019

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The National Jute Day-2019 will be observed on Wednesday throughout the country aiming to promote jute goods for regaining the lost glory of the golden fiber.

This year’s slogan is “Golden country of golden fiber (Sonali Asher Sonar Desh), Father of the Nation’s Bangladesh (Jatir Pitar Bangladesh).”

The main function of the National Jute Day will be held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) and a two-day jute good fair on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to attend the inaugural function as the chief guest of the National Jute Day.

As part of the observance of the National Jute Day, elaborate programs — including bringing out rallies, discussions and holding publicity campaign decorating the city streets with jute goods–have been taken aiming to create awareness among the people.

Besides, a total of 14 person and institutions will be conferred the “Jute Day Award” in 14 categories. The Prime Minister will hand over the prize.