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Dhaka International Trade Fair to kick off tomorrow

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Update: 2024-01-20 20:17:54
Dhaka International Trade Fair to kick off tomorrow

The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2024 will begin tomorrow (January 21) at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center in Purbachal New Town, on the outskirts of the capital city.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the fair.

State Minister for Commerce Ahsanul Islam said this while addressing a press conference on the eve of the 28th Dhaka International Trade Fair -2024 held at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center.

He said that highest vigilance will be kept at the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2024 to ensure that the visitors or consumers coming to the Fair are not cheated. 

The state minister said that drives would be conducted by the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) so that no consumer or visitor fall victim of cheat at the fair. 

In this regard, he said instructions have been given to the concerned officers of DNCRP side by side Complaint boxes and help desks will be kept open at the fair for the convenience of visitors. 

"Complaints will be verified and thus action will be taken," Ahsanul added.

He said whatever product the Prime Minister declares as the product of the year, all concerned would work on it throughout the year. 

Mentioning that exports have increased 6 times over the last 15 years, Ahsanul said, "We don't want to sit just there. The export earnings of the country will exceed $100 billion if products are diversified,"

He said, this time there will be 16 to 18 foreign pavilions in the fair, including participation from Turkey, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Iran, India and Pakistan. 

BDST: 2017 HRS, JAN 20, 2024

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