The government on Thursday brought out a colourful road show from Dhaka to different districts of the country, in a bid to encourage people to use jute products marking the National Jute Day on March 6.
State minister for textile and jute Mirza Azam inaugurated the show in the morning at Manik Mia Avenue that ended up in Faridpur district in the afternoon, said a press statement of the ministry.
The road show will visit Jamalpur district via Dhaka on Friday.
Azam said, ‘The government has taken massive programmes to revive the past glory of the golden fiber.’
He called upon people from all walks of lives to increase the use of jute and jute products.
The road show was adorned with colourful banner, festoons and decorated vehicles exhibiting different features and benefits of using jute products.
Textile and jute secretary Faizur Rahman and heads of different organisations under the ministry were also present on the occasion.
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