A two-day e-commerce fair kicks off tomorrow (Friday) aiming to make the online-based services popular.
Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar will inaugurate the fair as the chief guest, according to a statement Wednesday.
The fair will be held at the General Post Office (GPO) premises in Dhaka.
Some 50 large e-commerce firms will take part in the event, where there will be 80 stalls, six pavilions and six mini pavilions.
Bangladesh Post Office and the E-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) are jointly organising the fair.
Abdul Wahed Tomal, general secretary of the e-CAB, came up with the disclosure at a press conference at the National Press Club in the capital.
E-commerce delivery networks such as e-post, rokomari, priyoshop, grameenphone's e-commerce site Shoparu, singer, totthoapa, foodcorner, a2i, creative IT and other firms will participate in the fair.
Besides, seminars for entrepreneurs, consumers and investors will be held during the fair.
Participating organisations will offer discount, shopping voucher and other gifts for the visitors.
The fair will remain open to all.
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