December 2017 \ Diaspora News \ Diaspora
British envoy in Kolkata

Britain joined nearly 200 countries in signing a United Nations resolution in Nairobi earlier this month to cut plastic in the sea. “So much of plastic runs down the river into oceans... What I love is we are surrounded by something very It is soft, beautiful, natural and valuable in sharp contrast to plastic, which is cheap, hard, artificial and ugly,” he said referring to the 20 hand-woven and hand-painted Murshidabad (Bengali) silk flags crafted as part of the Indo-British Silk River partnership.