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PM receives banana plant fibre made sarees

Update : 18 Jul 2023, 01:42

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday received "Kalabati Saree" and handicrafts made from the banana plant fibre.

Deputy Commissioner of Bandarban district Yasmin Parveen Tibriji handed over three sarees and two jewellery boxes made from the banana plant fibre to the Prime Minister at the Cabinet Room of her office, said a press release of the Prime Minister's Press Wing, reports BSS.

For the first time in the country's history, Tant designer Radhabati Devi of Moulavibazar district prepared this Manipuri design saree from the fibre of the banana tree, while Anjali Devi and Dutta Singh made the three sarees gifted to the Prime Minister, added the release.

Besides, a model of special "machang house" of residential shelter in the hilly areas, district brand calendar and brand book were also presented to the Prime Minister by the Deputy Commissioner of Bandarban.

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