Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria has received "Best Foreign Participant Award" at the 41st Kaduna International Trade Fair.
Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMAL) organised the trade fair running from February 28 to March 8, 2020.
The crest along with the certificate was handed over ceremonially on the concluding day by Dr MF Dankaka, president of Kaduna Chamber, said a press release on Thursday.
In line with the present government's thrust on 'economic diplomacy, Bangladesh High Commission put up a large stall, utilising the exportables of its Commercial Display Room.
Pharmaceuticals, ceramic items, jute and leather products, readymade garments and knitwear, tea, jute leaf tea, electrical appliances, light engineering, plastic and melamine products, agro-products, pearl items, sari (maslin, silk), nakshi kantha, handicrafts, among others, were on display which drew huge crowd each day.
Export-quality products donated by Walton Group, Shinepukur Ceramics Ltd, ACI Ltd and Mondol Group (Apello Fashions Ltd) were also on display.
Publications on export and investment and tourism potentials, among others, were also displayed at the fair.
Roll-up-Banners containing pictorial description of the impressive achievements of Bangladesh at home and abroad were put around the pavilion.
Documentaries on the development journey of Bangladesh were screened simultaneously which was an added attraction.
Nigerian minister for Industry, Trade and Investments, representative of the governor of Kaduna State along with chamber president and other dignitaries visited the stall and admired the quality of Bangladeshi products.
Bangladesh also received "Best Foreign Participant Award" last year at the 40th edition of the fair.
Nigeria is the largest economy of Africa and 6th largest producer of oil in the world having a population of 200 million people.