Indo-Bangla joint cycling expedition at Agartala from March 22

In an aim to strengthen the mutual understanding and cooperation at troops level the India and Bangladesh soldiers of BSF and BGB is all set to conduct the joint cycling expedition here at Agartala Akhaura Check Post from March 22. However, this would continue till April 4.

The expedition will commence from Agartala in India and traverse through major cities of Bangladesh via Comilla, Dhaka, Jessore culminating at Kolkata.

The expedition is of significance as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit India from April 7 and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders.

However, in this regards a 19 member Bangladesh army delegates have arrived in Tripura and at Akhaura Check post the armies received a grand welcome.