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44,000 tree saplings worth Tk 4.9 million sold during Khulna fair

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The two-week-long divisional tree plantation and tree fair-2022 ended at the circuit house ground premises in Khulna on Friday.

A total of 44,000 tree saplings worth Tk 4.9 million were sold during the fair, an official of the Divisional Tree Fair and Tree Plantation Celebration Committee said, reports BSS.

Khulna Divisional Commissioner Zillur Rahman Chowdhury addressed the closing ceremony as the chief guest while deputy commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukder was in the chair.

Khulna metropolitan police commissioner (KMP) Md Masudur Rahman Bhyian, conservator of forest Mihir Kumar Doe and additional superintendent of police Md Tanveer Ahmed addressed as special guests, Divisional forest officer Dr Abu Naser Mohsin Hossain delivered the welcome speech while deputy director of the Department of Agricultural Extention (DAE) Md Hafizur Rahman and president of district nursery association S M Badrul Alam Royal also addressed the event,

Later, the chief guest distributed crest and certificates among the nursery owners of different stalls and prizes to the winners of the art and essay competitions marking the tree plantation programme.

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