PKSF Development Fair to kick off tomorrow

DHAKA A seven-day 'Development Fair' under the

auspices of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) will begin tomorrow in the

city with a view to expanding the market of products made by marginal people

and participants of different programmes of PKSF.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the fair at the

Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), said PKSF Chairman Dr

Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad at a press briefing at Jatiya Press Club here on


In the inaugural session of the fair, lifetime achievement award will be

given to a distinguished person for contributing to the field of poverty

alleviation, sustainable development and establishing dignity of human being.

Five seminars will also be arranged in the seven-day fair.

A total of 130 organisations, including associate bodies of PKSF from

rural areas, different public and private organizations, research and

information technology (IT) institutions and service-oriented organizations

will set up 190 stalls in the fair.

Agricultural, foods and traditional products manufactured by small

entrepreneurs of grassroots level will be on display.

The fair will remain open for visitors from 10 am to 8:30 pm every day.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)