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12:00 AM, August 30, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:58 AM, August 30, 2018

Girls on scooties to see beauty of nature

Five girls on scooties have been visiting different districts to watch the beauty of nature and build a better Bangladesh as well.

During the tour, they exchanged views with female students in seven districts over various social issues like road safety, food and nutrition, health, child marriage, dowry, stalking, etc.

As part of their seven-day tour, the five travellers on three scooties reached Patuakhali town on Tuesday. They participated in a meeting with female students of Patuakhali Collectorate School and exchanged views over different social issues.

Later, the girls went to Kuakata tourist spot where they visited different spots like the sea beach, Rakhine temple, statue of Goutam Buddho and other historical places.

Yesterday, they went to Barguna and exchanged views with female students of Barguna Adarsha High School in the town.

The five girls formed an organisation named 'Travelettes of Bangladesh' to watch the country by travelling to different tourist spots with historical, economical values  and natural beauty.

Founder of the organisation Dr Sakia Haque, also internee of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), Dr Manosi Saha Tuli, internee of DMCH, Kazi Shanta Islam, a third year student of marketing department of Mirpur University College in Dhaka, Shamsun Nahar Suma, a fourth year student of Dhaka University, and Mushfiqa Rahman Nijhum, a 10th grader of BAF Shaheen English Medium School in Dhaka, are members of the organisation.

The seven-day tour, which started on August 27, will end on September 2 through visiting Jhalakathi, Barisal, Madaripur, Pirojpur and Shariatpur, said team leader Sakia.

“It is our fifth phase tour that started from Central Shaeed Minar in Dhaka and we have visited 21 districts in separate phases with our slogan 'Narir Chokhe Bangladesh,” she said.

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