Monday, 2 October, 2023

Makers of first sari from banana plant fibre meet PM

Makers of first sari from banana plant fibre meet PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, along with the team that crafted saris from banana plant fibre, poses for a photograph at a programme held at Ganabhaban in the capital on Tuesday. The programme was arranged in honour of the team's innovative success.

The team that made sari, jewellery and bags from banana fibers met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban, reports UNB.

The Prime Minister spoke to everyone and inquired about them, according to a release from the PM's Press Wing.

At this time, Anjali Devi of Moulvibazar, the artisan of the sari s, showed the sari s to the Prime Minister.

Then the Prime Minister took the hand of Radhavati Devi, the weaver of the first sari made from the fibers of the banana tree, and took her in front of the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

She took pictures with everyone there.

Later, the Prime Minister gifted all the team members, who made sari s, jewellery and bags from banana fiber.