A joint Indo-Bangladesh Armies cycling expedition will be flagged off from Jessore, Bangladesh tomorrow to promote closer ties between the forces of the two neighbours, a Defence official said here today.
"The 47-member expedition team will comprise of 20 officers, four junior commissioned officers/warrant officers and 23 soldiers from both the armies," the official said.
The second edition of the annual event is aimed at promoting bilateral friendship through joint adventure activities and to foster closer cooperation and brotherhood between the two armies.
The cycling team will pass through Kolkata, Burdwan, Berhampore, Malda, Raiganj, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Binnaguri, Cooch Behar, Burimari and Lalmonirhat before being flagged-in at Rangpur in Bangladesh on March 26.
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