Danish crown princess Mary Elizabeth on Wednesday visited the Sundarbans coastal area of Shyamnagar upazila in the district and witnessed the impacts of climate change there hours before wrapping up her Bangladesh tour.
She reached Munshiganj Union of Shyamnagar Upazila by an Air Force helicopter around 10:30 am, said Satkhira Superintendent of Police Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman.
Later, the princess traveled to Kultali village by a car and visited the coastal embankment area affected by climate change.
During the visit, the Princess exchanged views with the people affected by climate change.
She explored how climate change has changed their lives, what challenges they have to deal with.
After talking to the people here, the princess visited a local multipurpose cyclone shelter and learnt about its functionality during a cyclone and its management.
At noon, the princess and her entourage arrived at the Sundarbans coastal monsoon resort and attended a luncheon.