First river festival NADI 2016 kicks off

The 2-day Nadi (river)Festival (July 15-16) organised jointly by Asian Confluence and Govt of Meghalaya in Shillong kicked off today and was attended by Minister of External Affairs and Tourism of Bangladesh and diplomats (former) from Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar.

The attempt is to look at river transport potentials between the above countries and other areas of cooperation such as weaving etc.