DHAKA The period of the ongoing Dhaka International
Trade Fair has been extended by two more days and now it will continue till
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)