Cultural exchange prog: Pak student delegation arrives in capital

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New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) With a view to cementing India-Pakistan ties and sharing each other's cultural nuances, a 21-member delegation from Lahore-based Government College University has arrived on the Delhi University campus for ten days as part of an educational and cultural exchange programme.

The delegation arrived on the university campus yesterday on the invitation of the DU.

According to DU Cultural Council Dean Suchitra Gupta, under the cultural exchange programme, the DU had sent an invitation to the students of the GC University, which they had accepted and the delegation, including 19 students from the Drama Club of the university and two teachers, from there came here.

It is for the first time that a delegation of Pakistan students is visiting the Delhi University.

Dr Gupta said the delegation would stay in the Delhi University till December 4 during which they would stage some plays in different colleges of the university and would also meet the cultural teams of different colleges.

''That way the students of both university will get to learn so many things about each other and the cultures of their countries,'' she added.

The Pakistani students would stage plays 'Anarbel' and 'Bhai Behen' in different colleges, including Kamla Nehru, Hindu, Lady Shriram, and the India Habitat Centre.

They would also be taken on a sightseeing tour during their trip to India.

Significantly, a delegation from three colleges of the Delhi University, including Hansraj, had last year visited the neighbouring country and under the programme now it is their turn to visit Indian soil.


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