KHULNA, Jun 11: Speakers here in Khulna on Thursday at a view-exchange meeting urged the businessmen not to make abnormal profit during the holy month of Ramadan for greater national interest.
They appeal to all businessmen, especially who are doing their business in the field of trade and commerce, to extend their cooperation towards the government in controlling the price hike of essential commodities during the month of Ramadan.
Lawmaker of Khulna-2 constituency Mizanur Rahman Mizan exchanged his views with the local elites, leaders of different organizations including civil society, govt officials and law enforcement agencies at Khulna City Inn Hotel for keeping holiness of Ramzan, stable law and order situation and development of Khulna region.
Chairman of Khulna development Authority (KDA) Brig. Shamsul Haque, Chief Engineer Wahid Azhar, Panel mayor of KCC Anisur Rahman Biswas, Deputy Commissioner of Khulna Md. Mostofa Kamal, former president of Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry(KCCI) Sheikh Nazrul Islam, Munir Ahmed, former vice-president of Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association M M A Salam, former president of Bangladesh Jute Association, Sharif Fazlur Rahman, Secretary General of Bangladesh Inland Vessels Transport Owners Association and vice president of KCCI Saiful Islam, Women Leader and editor of DailyTribune Begum Ferdousi Ali, among others, spoke.
Over three hundred leaders and activists of different socio-cultural and political parties, govt. officials, local elites, representatives of different professional bodies and journalists attended the meeting.
Referring to the price hike in the past, the speakers urged to the businessmen to cooperate actively with the government bringing down the prices of all essential items during the holy month of Ramadan.
Describing development activities particularly in Khulna region, the speakers hailed the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for taking bundle of initiatives for the development in South-Western Zone.
Lawmaker Mizan said, the government is pledged-bound to do everything possible for the benefit of the businessmen under legal framework.
Mizan asked the leaders of the trade bodies and local administration to monitor kitchen markets during the holy Ramadan.
He also asked to the metropolitan police of Khulna to ensure security in the city in a bid to combat criminal activities during Ramadan.