Schools in Bangladesh send gifts for school children affected by earthquake
In a gesture of friendship and sympathy with the victims of the Great Earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April 2015, a school of Bangladesh has donated stationery items for affected school children of Nepal.
The Ambassador of Bangladesh Mashfee Binte Shams to Nepal handed over packages containing stationery items such as note books, pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers etc. donated by Mirzapur Ex-Cadets Association (MECA), a renowned and prestigious school of Bangladesh, to children of the Kathmandu Viday Kunj School at Gongabu, Kathmandu.
Ambassador Shams also handed over similar packages to students of the Jagat Sundar Bankothi School and Nardevi, Kathmandu on 14 august and the Sanjeewani Higher Secondary School and Sri Prativa Primary School both at Dhulikhel on 13 August 2015. She had also handed over stationery items to students of Naba Adarsha High School at Basantapur, Kathmandu earlier.
While handing over the gift items, the Bangladesh Ambassador recalled the excellent and cordial relations existing between Bangladesh and Nepal conveyed the warmest greetings of the people of Bangladesh for the people of Nepal. She mentioned that immediately after the earthquake hit Nepal there was a huge and spontaneous outpouring of sympathy in Bangladesh for their friends in Nepal and both the government as well as the people from all walks of life extended the hand of assistance to Nepal.
According to a press release issued by Embassy of Bangladesh, a total of 1200 gift packs have been handed over to the children of these five schools. All the five schools have been severely damaged by the earthquake and classes are being conducted under tents and temporary shelters.