The National Jute Day was observed in different areas for the first time in Bangladesh aiming to make jute goods popular among the people.
The slogan of the day was "Golden Fiber, Golden Country, Jute Goods of Bangladesh."
Our Khulna correspondent reported that a colourful procession was brought out in the morning from Hadis park area by the district administration.
Later a discussion was held at the district administration office where among others Khulna regional Jute Mills’ President Shafiqul Islam, Crescent Jute Mills’ Manager Abul Kalam Hazari, Platinum Project Manager Bonijuddin spoke on the occasion with Deputy Commissioner Nasmul Hossain in the chair.
In Gaibandha, marking the day, district administration and Directorate of Jute jointly chalked out elaborate programmes.
In Sherpur, a discussion was held in the morning at Silpakala Academy marking the day where Superintendent of Police Md Salauddin Sikder, Freedom Fighter Nurul Islam and Md Salauddin Sikder with Deputy Commissioner ATM Ziaul Islam in the chair.