A group of 23 students from BSF School Shillong returned back on Monday evening from Bangladesh after completing their four days tour to Bangladesh. They were away on a tour in the list of various programmes being organized under confidence building measures by both the border guarding forces. These students from Shillong entered into Bangladesh from ICP Dawki on 27th Jan’2017.
During the visit, the students were taken to the various resorts, BGB Headquarters, Academic institutions, Museum etc. They travelled upto the capital city of Dhaka via cities likes Sylhet, Srimongal, Sarail ect. The visitors were given a feel of Bangladesh. The visitors were overwhelmed by the warm hospitality which was extended to them by the BGB. The students visited Birshreshtah Noor Mohammad Public College and Brishreshtha Munsi Abdul Rouf Public College at Dhaka and interacted with the school children. The lively interaction with the students of Bangladesh colleges enabled them to know about each other and become more friendly.
Both the students of Bangladesh and India exchanged the cultural programme, thus making the bond between both the countries much stronger by complementing each other. The students were also given the glimpse of the developing Bangladesh by showing Bangabandhu Novo Theatre, Jumuna Future park etc. A group of Bangladesh students also accompanied these students during their visit to give them better understanding of Bangladesh by briefing. Indian students also participated in the colorful activities organized by the Bangaldesh Govt to showcase rich cultural heritage of India. They enthralled the crowed by their mesmerizing performances.
In such a similar programme Bangladesh students visited Meghalaya during the Month of Oct’ 2016. Such visit programme of students interaction organised by the Border Guarding forces will go a long way further in building the cordial relationship between the two friendly countries.