4-day plastic fair begins on Thursday


DHAKA, Jan 14, 2019 (BSS) – A four-day International Plastic Fair is going
to begin on January 17 (Thursday) to make the plastic products familiar with
the people.

Industries Minister Nurul Mazid Mahmud Humayun is expected to inaugurate
the 14th edition of the fair in city’s International Convention City
Bashundhara (ICCB).

Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BPGMEA)
President M Jasim Uddin today announced the details of the fair at a press
conference at its office.

He said a total of 480 companies of 19 countries would take part at 780
stalls. “Compared to previous edition of the fair, total number of stalls has
been increased by 20 percent where different types of products, machineries
and raw materials would be displayed in 15 categories,” said Jasim.

The BPGMEA President claimed the plastic industry is generating a business
of Taka 25,000 crore and around 12 lakh people are involved in this sector.

The fair will open 10am to 8pm every day.

Former Presidents ASM Kamal Uddin, Yusuf Ashraf, Ferdous Wahed, Shamim
Ahmed, Senior Vice-President, Vice-President KM Iqbal Hossain and Syed Tahsin
Huq were present.