Dhaka, Bangladesh
US ambassador visits floating guava market

US ambassador visits floating guava market

News Desk JHALKATHI, July 12: US Ambassador in Bangladesh Earl R. Miller on Thursday visited traditional floating guava market of the district. US Ambassador in Dhaka Earl R Miller passed a busy time on Thursday, on the final day of his three-day visit to Barisal region. He reached the guava marketing center at Bhimrul village in Sadar Upazila in the morning. Miller reached the market at around 9:00am and took a boat ride to visit the historic market and talked to the businessmen and local people. Deputy Commissioner of Jhalkathi Md. Johar Ali and Police Super Fatiha Yasmin greeted the envoy with flowers. The ambassador in a boat visited different sections of the guava market and talked to the farmers and traders and exchanged pleasantries. Later the US envoy talked to the journalists when he highly praised the floating market. He didn't forget to praise the amazing natural beauty of the area and hospitality of the people. Earlier on Wednesday, he visited the architecture site of Karapur Mia Bari Mosque in the outskirts of the city, and Jahanara-Israil School and College. Earl R Miller, on his first voyage to a coastal region, came to Barisal on Tuesday afternoon by Green Line Waterways' vessel. He is scheduled to leave the city for Dhaka by air, on Thursday.

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