Tree fair begins at Muktagacha

Tree fair begins at Muktagacha

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A three-day long agriculture technology and fruit tree fair began on Muktagacha upazila parisad premises of the district today.  Organised by the Department of Agriculture Extension, the fair was inaugurated by standing committee member on the Ministry of Information Salahuddin Ahamed Mukti as the chief guest. Upazila Nirbahi Officer M Jasim Uddin presided it.Salahuddin Ahmed said there is no alternative to massive tree plantation across the country to maintain ecological balance.He laid stress on planting more fruit-bearing, herbal and timber trees in the vacant spaces and adjoining places of homesteads.Later, the chief guest visited different stalls of the fair and talked to the owners and thanked them for their participation in the fair. A total of 19 stalls have been set up in the fair.Among others, Muktagacha Upazila Parishad Vice-Chairman Aziza Rahman, Secretary of upazila Awami League Billal Hussain and Upazila Agriculture Officer Karishibid Nargis Akhter were present. -BSS, Mymensingh

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