Bangladesh high commission in Abuja has received the ‘Best Foreign Participant Award’ at the Kaduna International Trade Fair in Nigeria.
The fair, held from March 29 to April 7, was organised by Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture.
Bangladesh high commission participated in the fair for the first time.
The Bangladesh mission set up a large stall with its own collection of export items in line with the incumbent government’s thrust on economic diplomacy, said a media statement.
Pharmaceuticals, ceramics, jute and leather products, RMG and knitwear, tea, jute leaf tea, electrical appliances, light engineering, plastic and melamine products, spice and curry powder, pickle, food items, snacks, pearl items, sari (muslin, silk), nakshi kantha, handicrafts, among others, were on display which drew huge crowds each day.
Publications on export and investment and tourism potentials, among others, were also on display.
Banners showing the impressive achievements of Bangladesh at home and abroad were put around the pavilion. Documentaries on the country’s development journey were also screened.
Deputy governor of Kaduna, along with chamber president and other dignitaries, visited the stall and admired the quality of Bangladeshi goods.
The stall received the Best Foreign Participant Award and a crest was handed over ceremonially on the concluding day.
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