National Textiles Day observed
GAIBANDHA, Dec 4: National Textiles Day-2019 was observed in the district as elsewhere in the country on Wednesday for the first time with a call to make the textile sector enriched.
This year's theme of the day was "Globalisation of the Textiles Sector-Sustainable Development".
Marking the day, district administration, Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) and Gaibandha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) jointly organised different programmes.
A discussion meeting on the significance of the day was held in the conference room of District Collectorate Building in the morning with Assistant General Manager of BSCIC Shah Mohammad Jonayed in the chair.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Alamgir Kabir Saikat addressed the meeting as chief guest while President of GCCI Shajada Anwarul Quadir spoke as special guest.
Assistant Commissioner of DC office Shahin Delwar and Journalist Sarker M Shahiduzzaman also spoke at the meeting, among others.
The speakers said the textile sector has been playing an important role for long in alleviating rural poverty and creating women empowerment and generating employment.