A weeklong Bonsai exhibition has begun in
Rajshahi city aimed at making the Bonsai culture popular among city dwellers.
Rajshahi Bonsai Society (RBS) in association with Home Stone Limited
arranged the fair on Monibazar premises in the city.
Rajshahi City mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton inaugurated the exhibition on
BS President Syed Mahfuz-E Towheed and Prof Zulfikar Matin of Rajshahi
University were, among others, present on the occasion.
In his welcome address, RBS General Secretary Sarwar Morshed illustrated
the various aspects of Bonsai culture and its positive impact on the society.
Terming the Bonsai practice an art of precision, mayor Liton said it can
play a vital role in reducing social crimes.
Highlighting the various other aspects of Bonsai culture, he said the
country could earn a lot of foreign currency by exporting quality Bonsai to
Some 60 Bonsai-lovers are participating in the exhibition with 255 Bonsai
of 46 species.
The exhibition will remain open for all from 10 am to 8 pm till Wednesday.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)