Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Oct 21) inaugurated the newly built Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center (BBCFEC) at capital's outskirts Purbachal.
The premier opened the permanent venue for the trade fair joining virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban this morning.
Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) undertook the ‘Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre Construction Project’ in Purbachal New City Project Area with the joint investment of Bangladesh and China.
The ‘China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)’ has built the exhibition centre on 20 acres of land area with a cost of Tk 13.03 billion. Out of the total cost, China has provided Tk 6.26 billion for the project.
The centre has 33,000 square metres of floor space, including an exhibition hall covering 15,418 square meters.
The modern exhibition centre has its own water treatment plant, CATV control room, WiFi system for the internet, a modern fountain and remote-controlled entrance gate.
BDST: 1224 HRS, OCT 21, 2021