Authentic Maldives Products Showcased in America

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Business Center Corporation (BCC) has showcased locally made products from Maldives via the boutique collection ‘Authentic Maldives’ in Washington, D.C., USA at the World Bank Headquarters, where six products from Authentic Maldives are on display.

Ibrahim Ziyau, the Managing Director of BCC, expressed pride in the role of BCC in creating opportunities for Maldivian creators. Ziyau highlighted ongoing efforts to extend the reach of Maldivian products to other countries in the region, underscoring a commitment to nurturing and promoting local talent internationally.

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Moreover, BCC disclosed that the exclusive opportunity to showcase products in Washington, D.C., was extended to Maldivian female entrepreneurs, recognising their pivotal role in the local economy and the importance of promoting their products globally. This gesture reflects a dedication to inclusivity and empowerment within the Maldivian business community.

Currently, Authentic Maldives products are visible at two major airports in Japan, namely Kansai and Narita International Airport. In addition to these international outlets, Authentic Maldives products are available within the Maldives, including Male’, Crossroads Maldives, Velana International Airport, and Gan International Airport.

Looking ahead, BCC is actively working to expand the reach of Authentic Maldives by establishing new outlets. Plans are underway to introduce an outlet in Alifu Alifu Atoll Thoddoo.

These outlets collectively offer an extensive range of over 5,000 local products sourced from more than 300 local producers, showcasing the vibrancy and diversity of Maldivian craftsmanship and culture.

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