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Friday, 29 February 2008

UNB, Comilla

A weeklong agriculture technology fair began on the Comilla district Town Hall premises on Tuesday.

Agriculture adviser CS Karim inaugurated the fair, organised by the Department of Agriculture Extension, Comilla, as chief guest.

In his address, the adviser said it's not possible to achieve self-sufficiency in food in the country without the appliance of appropriate new agriculture technologies.

Deputy commissioner of the district M Manjurur Rahman presided over the occasion while agriculture secretary Abdul Aziz was present as special guest. Among others, DAE director general M Shamsul Alam, director of agriculture information service M Nazrul Islam, Comilla's Joint Forces Commander Lt Col Anwar Hossain, DAE deputy director of Comilla Khorshed Alam Bhuiyan, director of TV Channel-I Shaikh Siraj were present at the inaugural function.

Some 52 agriculture technologies from 27 government and private organisations have been put on display at some 42 stalls in the fair.

Another report from Brahmanbaria adds: A three-day agriculture fair concluded at Banchharampur upazila headquarters here on Tuesday. Department of Agriculture Extension organised the fair. Some 15 stalls were established with different agri-inputs and products and flowers and fruits.

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