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4-day 'Parbotto Mela' begins in city

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A four-day Parbotto Mela-2019 (Hilly Fair) began at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital.

A four-day Parbotto Mela-2019 (Hilly Fair) began at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital.

The Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is going to arrange the fair aiming to introduce the lifestyle, culture, tradition, and history of the hill dwellers among the people living in plain land, a PID handout said.

Agriculture Minister Dr. Abdur Razzaque inaugurate the fair as the chief guest at 3 pm while Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing presented. 

A total of 93 stalls of local and international organizations were set up in the four-day fair. 

The Parbotto Mela will remain open for all from 10 am to 10 pm every day. 

Artistes of the CHT region will perform at cultural functions to be arranged in the fair from 6 pm to 10 pm every day.

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