Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) organised different programms at its headquarters at Pilkhana in the capital on Saturday to celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year.
The programmes included fair and cultural programme.
BGB Director General Major General Md Shafeenul Islam and Chief Patron (BGB DG’s wife) of Simanto Family Welfare Association Soma Islam inaugurated the traditional Baishakhi Fair on the BGB training ground at Pilkhana.
After the inauguration, BGB DG and senior officials visited different stalls of the fair and exchanged New Year greetings.
Traditional food, handicrafts, lifestyle and exhibitions of folk and rural heritage of village were showcased at the fair.
All BGB officers and soldiers were present at the programme. BGB officials, soldiers and their family members enjoyed the fair throughout the day..