Health Desk-1 June, 2019- With the slogan “We need nutrition; we eat native fruits”, a day-long fruit fair was organised in Joypurhat district town on Friday for children.
The purpose of the fair was to introduce native fruits among children and inform them about the various nutrients the fruits contain, reports BSS.
Child disease specialist Dr Moniruzzaman Manik inaugurated the fair at CRD School in the town this morning. Honorary Principal A R Asaduzzaman chaired the function.
The organizers said the fruit fair will also help children to be acquainted with the names of native fruits both in Bengali and in English. A total of 60 stalls were set up where around 40 native fruits were displayed at the fair.
School teacher Nilufer Yasmin, vice Principal Meher Sultana, director of the school Mahmudul Karim, Delwar Jahan and Jakir Hossain spoke, among others.