FARIDPUR, Jan 10, 2017(BSS) - After formal inauguration of the three-day countrywide 'Development Fair-2017' by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Faridpur chapter of the event began here on Monday afternoon.
Deputy commissioner (DC) of Faridpur Umme Salma Tanzia along with officials and public representatives kicked off the fair through releasing balloons and pigeons on Ambica Memorial ground.
DC Tanzia, Faridpur Sadar Upazila Parishad Chairman Kh. Mohtesham Hossain Babor and Police Super Subhash Chandra Saha spoke on the occasion.
A discussion meeting on 'Liberation Struggle and Anti-militancy' was held on the fair premises.
Cultural activist Sirajee Kabir Khokon presented the keynote paper on the subject. CEO of Zila Parishad Md Abdur Rashid presided over the discussion.
It was addressed, among others, by cultural activist Shawkat Ali Zahid, Rajendra College Principal Prof Moshrraf Ali, Muktijoddha Commander Abul Faez and newly elected chairman of Faridpur Zila Parishad Lokman Hossain Mridha.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)