Government Policy

Weeklong Bonsai exhibition begins in Rajshahi

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

Thursday evening.

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

developed countries.

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)