|Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla speaking during his visit to Narail Wednesday morning.|
Jessore: India on Wednesday opened its 12th Visa Application Centre (IVAC) in Jessore.
Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurated the visa centre in the presence of Members of Parliament and senior officials from the district and municipal administrations.
Earlier, during his visit to Narail in the morning, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said trains would ply on Khulna-Kolkata route soon, reports our Narail Correspondent.
Talking to reporters after distribution of laptops and airconditioners at schools and temples at the maternal uncle's house of late Shuvra Mukheerjee, wife of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at Tularampur in Narail, he said the existing ties between India and Bangladesh would remain firm in the days ahead.
The High Commissioner gave four laptops at Shuvra Mukherjee Pre-Cadet School and two airconditioners at a temple there.
He also visited the space which has been allocated for Mukherjee Foundation.
Later, the Indian High Commissioner visited Narail Ramkrishna Asram and Ramkrishna Mission where he laid the foundation-stone of a boundary wall.
Besides, he visited 'Bangladesh-India Friendship Student Hostel' of Government Victoria College in Narail which is being built with the assistance of Indian government.
During his visit, Narail deputy commissioner Helal Mahmud Sharif, district council administrator amd district Awami League president Advocate Subash Chandra Bose, police super Sardar Rakibul Islam, Shuvra Mukherjee's brother Kanai Lal Ghosh, cousin Kartik Ghosh and people from different strata of the village were present.
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