Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday assured that her government would continue to extend all-out support for flourishing the country's weaving industry.
"Our government is always ready to extend all-out cooperation for the development of the weaving industry and we will continue to do so that this industry is expanded further," she said.
The Prime Minister said this while addressing the National Council 2017 of Bangladesh Tanti League held at Krishibid Institution Auditorium in the city, reports UNB.
Chaired by convener of the Bangladesh Tanti League Md Enajur Rahman Chowdhury, its first joint convener Khagesh Chandra Debnath also spoke on the occasion while its 2nd joint convener Sadhana Das Gupta delivered the welcome address.
Bangladesh Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader was present at the dais.
Earlier, the Prime Minister formally inaugurated the National Council of Bangladesh Tanti League through hoisting the national flag. She also released white pigeons on the occasion.
A one-minute silence was also observed in memory of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, martyrs of the August 15 killings, martyrs of the War of Independence and those who laid down their lives in various democratic movements..