LAHORE - Media can act as bridge between Pakistan and Bangladesh to bring the people of two countries close to each other and promote brotherly ties between them, said Press Attach to Bangladesh High Commission in Pakistan, Muhammad Ishtiaq Hussain while talking to The Nation after meeting with Chairman Nawa-i-Waqt Group Majid Nizami here on Saturday. Ishtiaq Hussain highlighting the value of the media said it could also play an effective role to overcome problems in two countries. He said at present as many as 75 Bangladeshi students were receiving education in Pakistani institutions, 10 in Lahore while 46 other in different medical colleges of the country. He especially mentioned about the open heart surgery wherein the Bangladeshi students were keenly interested. He welcomed the exchange of delegations of the two countries and stressed the need of promoting this practice to bring the peoples of two sides closer. The Press Attach further said as many as 50 dailies were getting published from Dhaka in addition to 15 private TV channels while another five were in the pipeline. He said like Pakistan, Bangladesh was also hit by power shortage and facing loadshedding but farmers therein are being given priority in the supply of electricity. Gas to the domestic consumers in Bangladesh is also being supplied on fixed prices. Ishtiaq Hussain said he has been working with Commission in Islamabad over the last two years and desire that students, media persons and artists of the countries continue visit to each other from time to time so that they remain abreast with the situation and developments in the region. NPTs mobile units visit schools Mobile Ideological Educational-1 one of Nazria Pakistan Trust led by Coordinator Prof Muhammad Saeed Sheikh on Saturday visited Madrissa Maryam for Girls, L-Block Sabzazaar Housing Scheme for delivering a lecture on 'Two-Nation Theory. The Mobile Ideological Unit-2, led by Coordinator Abdul Islam visited Al-Fatima English Model High School, Gharhi Shahu whereas Mobile Ideological Unit-3 led by Coordinator Muzammil Hussain visited the Lord School System, Green Town. Later, a quiz programme was held at all the three places and the students were given away prizes. On the occasion, Nazria Pakistan Trust also gifted books for the libraries of the institutions.