NADI-2016 to focus on creative use of riverine connectivity

The two-day Asian Confluence River Festival - NADI, 2016 got underway here today where observers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and India and experts on rivers and rural development came together to explore the possibilities of enhancing cultural ties and amplifying the creative use of riverine connectivity. The festival, organised by the Asian Confluence, India, East Asia Centre, Shillong, in collaboration with the state government and the Maulana Abul Kamal Azad Institute of Asian Studies, is a celebration of the spirit of commonality between the North Eastern states and neighbouring countries through rivers of the region.