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Provincial Craft Operator Call for Co-operation within the Tourist Industry

Nov 7, 2008, 4:33 AM | Article By: Abdou Rahman Sallah

As the Tourist season is about to start in the country, one Alagie Colly has called for bilateral co-operation between craft operators and Tourist Guides.

Mr Colly was speaking to Entertainment recently in Janjanbureh in the Central River Division he appealed to those in the tourist guide game to encourage tourists to market their products, rather than to discourage them from buying them. Mr Colly is a dropout from school, but later learnt how to do handicraft work, which he has a vast knowledge of. After being a qualified craft operator, he established his own business, noting that he paints canvass decoration, marcas, t-shirts etc. Mr Colly is a youth with vision; full of talents and if he is assisted can show all his talents in the area of artistic work handicrafts. He added that, as the tourist season has begun he is expecting better changes in the area of sales