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22 July, 2019 00:00 00 AM
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Ten-day fruits, tree fair begins in Manikganj

BSS, Manikganj

A ten-day ‘Fruits and Tree Fair-2019’ began at Manikganj under the joint auspices of Manikganj district administration, Department of Agriculture Extension and Department of forest.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque, MP inaugurated the fair at the Play Ground of Manikganj Government High School (Bijoymela Math) on Saturday.

The Minister urged the people including the students to plant at least one sapling at their court-yards and by the road side each. He also suggested the people to make roof-top garden at their houses for getting fruits, vegetables, oxygen and make a favourable atmosphere.

Deputy Commissioner of Manikganj S M Ferdous, Police Super Rifat Rahman Shamim, Civil Surgeon Dr. Anwarul Huque Akando, and Manikganj Pourasava Mayor Gazi Quamrul Huda Selim were present there.

The speakers in the discussion said that the trees give us shelter, keep us healthy providing oxygen, protect us from the erosion, give us furniture and give us food providing fruits.

The tree also keeps our body healthy providing medicine. The speakers also said the local fruits like mango, jackfruit, banana and pineapple is more nutritious and healthy than foreign fruits, the speakers added.

 

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