The announcement of the Bangladesh Heritage Craft Foundation

Designer of the first clothing line made of Bangladeshi handloom, Tootli Rahman, announced that she will be establishing a foundation for the Bangladeshi weavers and other crafts effective immediately. This will be a foundation to preserve the fast fading heritage of our traditional nakshi-kantha, pottery, brass, bamboo, jute, cane-work etc. The main intention of this foundation is to promote the Bangladeshi craft and culture in our country and the outside world. United States’ Ambassador to Bangladesh, Her Excellency Marcia Stephens Bernicat graced the occasion. The meeting ended with a short documentary by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury on our weavers. Shukla Sarwat Siraj ended the meeting with a vote of thanks.

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