BSS-21 Bangladesh envoy attends Gujarat Forensic Sciences University convocation

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Bangladesh envoy attends Gujarat Forensic Sciences University convocation

DHAKA, Aug 25, 2018 (BSS)-Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali attended the 4th Convocation of Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, on August 23.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who attended the convocation as the chief guest greeted the ambassadors and diplomats of nineteen foreign missions based in New Delhi who attended the convocation at the invitation of the university.

The GFSU, the only forensic university in the world, has good association with Bangladesh, said a media release received here today.

Bangladesh has signed a MoU with the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, where Bangladesh police officers take training every year. Since 2010, around 200 officers from Bangladesh have received training here on forensic sciences.

On the sidelines of the convocation, Bangladesh High Commissioner held meeting with the university authorities and discussed possible ways to further consolidate existing links with the university and explore newer areas of cooperation, to further strengthen the expertise of Bangladeshi police officers to counter the growing challenge of Cyber Crime.

The High Commissioner also visited Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda at Vadodara in Gujarat. He held meeting with the Chancellor of the University, Her Highness Rajmata Shubhangini Raje Gaekwad and the Vice Chancellor Professor Parimal Vyas separately to discuss and explore possible areas of cooperation with the university.

He also visited various faculties of the university and met the students from Bangladesh who are currently studying there.

Maharaja Sayajirao University has very deep historical and cultural link with Bangladesh. One of the greatest writers of Bengali literature Syed Mujtaba Ali taught at the university for 8 years from 1936-1944 at the invitation of the then king Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad.

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