Government Policy

Int’l plastic fair kicks off in city tomorrow

DHAKA, Feb 14, 2017 (BSS) - The four-day 12th International Plastic Fair-2017 (IPF-17) begins here from tomorrow to display latest technology, machinery, colors and additives for the plastics industry under a single roof.

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu will inaugurate the fair as the chief guest at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), said a press release here today.

State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan, Awami League President's adviser on private sector development Salman F Rahman and Executive Director (Overseas) of Chan Chan Int'l Co Ltd Judy Wang will also attend the inaugural session.

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid will attend as the chief guest at the concluding ceremony on February 18. Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BPGMEA) is organising the mega event while Chan Chan Int'l Co Ltd is the co-organiser.

BPGMEA president M Jahsim Uddin at a press conference on Monday said there will be over 450 stalls in the IPF-17 which will display a wide range of plastic goods and machineries, including plastic household items, packaging materials, plastic mould, toys, pharmaceuticals items, furniture, melamine, garment accessories and PP woven bags.

A total of 14 countries including Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey, Vietnam and the UAE are taking part in the show.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)