State-owned Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation (Petrobangla) has got the first prize in the two-day Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) Fair 2015 held in the capital’s Sher-e-Banglanagar in Dhaka.
Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited and Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited jointly attended this fair setting up stalls for displaying energy projects under the umbrella of Petrobangla.
Second prize was awarded to the stall of sanitation while the third prize went to the stall of Ministry of Education, said organisers.
The criteria of the selection were theme of the stall, interaction with the delegates and the design of the stall.
A total of 41 stalls were set up in the fair by different government, non-government and public institutions to display various energy projects to the development partners.
The BDF Fair 2015 began at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on November 15 that was ended on November 16.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the fair which was organised to showcase some of the mega power and energy projects. She visited many stalls along with speaker of the parliament, foreign and national delegates.
The representatives of the development partners of Bangladesh attended the programme. They have showed their interest on development of coal mining in Bangladesh.
Apart from displaying the energy projects, many seminars were held on the occasion.