Published:  12:00 AM, 20 March 2017

Uplift weaving industry: PM

Uplift weaving industry: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina releasing a pigeon on the occasion of the first national council of Bangladesh Tanti League at the Krishibid Institution auditorium at Farmgate in the capital yesterday. -PID

Putting emphasis on the modernization of weaving industry and multipurpose use of its products, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday assured of exte-nding all kinds of cooperation for further expansion of the industry."Weaving is a high quality art and our aim is to expand and modernize the industry ... we are ready to extend cooperation whatever is necessary and we would continue it for the further development of the industry," she said.

The prime minister was addressing as the chief guest the first national council of Bangladesh Tanti League at the Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh auditorium at Farmgate in the capital.Bangladesh Tanti Lea-gue Convener Enajur Rah-man Chowdhury presided over the council, while second Joint Conveyor of the organization Sadhana Das Gupta delivered the welcome address. Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Qauder was present on  the dais. Member Secr-etary of the Council Prep-aratory Committee Engi-neer Shawkat Ali placed the obituary reference and the first Joint Convener Khagen Chandra Debnath submitted the organizational report.

Earlier, the prime minister inaugurated the council of the Tanti League, the Awami League's 'tantis' (weavers) front, by hoisting the national flag and releasing pigeons. Con-vener of the organization Enajur Rahman Chow-dhury raised the party flag at that time. A minute's silence was also observed as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other martyrs of the August 15 carnage as well as other leaders and workers of Awami League and its associate bodies who embraced martyrdom in different movements of the country.

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