DHAKA, JANUARY 4, 2016 – In celebration of “Bangladesh World Tourism Year 2016,” the EMK Center partnered with AJIYER Community-Based Tourism to launch a textile exhibition at the EMK Center. Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Rashed Khan Menon and U.S. Embassy Dhaka Chargé d’Affaires David Meale inaugurated the exhibition.
The launch followed a day-long workshop focusing on regional connectivity through ecotourism and promoting community engagement.
AJIYER connects tourists with Bangladesh’s rural activities, including eco-friendly food, weavings, and local crafts. The exhibition showcases indigo-dyed products, textiles from pineapple fiber, and handicrafts made from bamboo and jute and is open to the public free of charge for ten days.
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