Bangladesh: A Country that needs our Helping Hand

Ten hours after taking off from Istanbul, we landed into Shah Jalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Half of the Bangladeshi people earn less than one dollar a day. That fact reveals itself when you take a glance around the airport as soon as you land. We realized that the buildings, devices, public transportation vehicles and even the clothes on people were quite old. There was a crowd in front of the migration office screaming and shouting at each other. The Bangladeshi people were returning home from the countries they had gone…

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Impressions of Bangladesh

By grace of Allah, I had the opportunity to visit Bangladesh for the Eid-ul Adha between 13-19 November to attend a qurban organization conducted by the Social Agency for Welfare and Advancement in Bangladesh (SAWAB) all over Bangladesh. I would like to mention about some facts regarding Bangladesh as well as my impressions and views that I acquired during my journey. In the past, East Bengal was part of British India since 16th century until mid 20th century. It gained its independence in 1947 along with West Pakistan and it…

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