DITF gets two more days

DHAKA The period of the ongoing Dhaka International

Trade Fair has been extended by two more days and now it will continue till

February 6.

Commerce Secretary Md Zafar Uddin told this to the reporters today after

holding meeting with the concerned officials and businessmen on the DITF

premises in the city's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area.

The businessmen earlier demanded of the government to extend the tenure of

the fair since it was closed for three days on January 10 and 31 and February


Following the demand, the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) had initially

extended the timeframe of the fair till February 4. But, with the latest

extension, the DITF will now continue till February 6.

Earlier like the previous years, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated

the month-long DITF on January 1 this year.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)