Three-day fruit tree fair starts in Gobindaganj

Published: August 01, 2018 11:38:22 | Updated: August 02, 2018 19:31:13

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A three-day long fruit bearing tree fair began on the premises of Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha district on Tuesday afternoon.

Local lawmaker Principal Abul Kalam Azad inaugurated the fair, organised by Upazila Agriculture Office, as the chief guest while acting Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Rafiul Islam presided over it.

Upazila Agriculture Officer Sahera Banu was present on the occasion.

Speakers called for planting more fruit bearing trees at the homesteads and other open spaces to increase the production of fruits and to protect the environment from the catastrophe of climate change, reports BSS.

Later, the chief guest distributed the saplings of different fruit trees to the students of the schools and went round various stalls of the fair.

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