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Shringla: Dhaka, Delhi ties passing golden era

  • Published at 03:52 pm July 18th, 2018
  • Last updated at 05:11 pm July 18th, 2018
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Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla visiting a stall at the Indian Education Fair on Wednsday, July 18, 2018Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

5th Indian Education Fair kicks off

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said the relationship between Bangladesh and India is passing their golden era.

He was speaking on Wedneasday while inaugurating the 5th edition of Indian Education Fair 2018, as the chief guest, at the convention hall of Krishibid Institution (KIB).

South East Asia (SAPE) Events and Media Private Limited oraganised the two day long education fair. SAPE also hosts such education fairs in Sri lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Shringla said: “The relationship at the political levels between the two countries are excellent while people to people contact are also the same,” reports UNB.

He said: “Both Bangladesh and India lack skilled resources at the national level, so this kind of program will contribute to produce potential human resources.

Founder of SAPE Sanjoy Thapa said; “The fair will help in apprising Bangladeshi youth about the opportunities available in India, as well as Indian universities and education institutions will have an idea, about opportunities available in Bangladesh.

A delegation of around 50 educational institutions and universities from India are participating in the fair.

Some of the participating institutions are National Institute of Technology, Gujarat Technological University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological, Jadhavpur University, Burdwan University, Rabindra Bharati, Visva Bharati and Shantineketan .

The fair will remain open from 10am and 6pm till July 19.