Bangladeshi youth delegation visits Indian President in New Delhi

The youth delegation from Bangladesh visited Indian President Draupadi Murmu in New Delhi on Friday, Indian online newspaper The Print reported citing an official statement.

Addressing the members of the delegation, the Indian President said that they are all future leaders of Bangladesh and guardians of the future not only of Bangladesh but also of the unique relationship between the two neighboring countries.

She further expressed her confidence that the youth will play a major role in the years to come in strengthening relations between the two countries and called the visit important as it continues the momentum of last year’s celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh and the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and India.

The President further noted that India is proud to be a friend and partner in Bangladesh’s liberation war and continues to share the path of development with Bangladesh.

It is important for us to preserve this spirit, adds The Print.

The delegation team of 100 young people from Bangladesh arrived in India on Wednesday for an eight-day visit.

Welcoming the delegation as part of the bilateral youth exchange programme, India’s Ministry of Youth and Sports tweeted that the program aims to promote the exchange of ideas, values ​​and culture among young people between the two nations.

The youth delegation will interact with key figures and institutions in India, ranging from the fields of government, education, business and science and technology.

The President further noted that while there are already many people-to-people contacts between India and Bangladesh, we need to do much more. In this regard, the youth of both countries can play a leading role.

She expressed the hope that the members of the delegation will use this opportunity to gain knowledge and experience on various aspects of India, our diversity and developments in the fields relating to science, technology and the arts. , the press release added.

Notably, the Bangladesh Youth Delegation Program was launched in 2012 as a joint initiative of the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

The main purpose of this youth program is to foster goodwill and understanding of other countries, and to promote the exchange of ideas and understanding of values ​​and culture among young people, the statement said.

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