Chandigarh, June 13, 2011; Today, on an invitation of students of Bhutan, who’re presently studying in Panjab University, a nine member delegation of Yuvsatta members, students and educationists left for a weeklong visit to Bhutan for further promoting Indo-Bhutan goodwill and friendship.
A member of delegation Ravinder Talwar, Director of The Banyan Tree School and President, Indian Council for Environmental Education shared that he is going with a purpose to learn more about upkeep of environment in Bhutan-the most green country of the world and also to establish contacts with Schools there, so that in future there can be more and more youth exchange programme between students of Chandigarh and Bhutan.Giving information about the initiative Pramod Sharma, Coordinator, Yuvsatta said that both India and Bhutan are peace loving countries and are homes to many spiritual and devout people. Meditation and self reflection are practiced among the people of both countries. Moreover Bhutan and India are both community-oriented cultures, putting their families and neighbours before themselves.
During their weeklong stay in Bhutan, they’re expected to meet officials of Education Department, visit Schools & Colleges, interact with old and present students of Panjab University who presently are in their homes enjoying the summer break in Thimpu. Plus a visit to picturesque hill station of Paro is also on the cards.