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Dhaka immigration officer turns matchmaker

Update : 08 Jan 2023, 14:35

Women in Bangladesh often get unsolicited wedding matchmaking prospects from random people. Recently, a woman named Priyanka Basu claimed that she was adviced by an immigration officer at Dhaka airport to "get married and settle" after finding a suitable guy.

The woman claimed that an immigration officer took down her number and told her he would contact her if he found a suitable match. She further added that the concerned immigration officer went on to note her local phone number and said that he will remain in touch if he finds a suitable match for her. 

The woman's tweet about the incident is going viral for sharing her hilarious experience at the Dhaka airport. Taking to social media, she wrote, "Immigration officer at Dhaka airport after enquiring about me, my parents, my marital status and profession has advised me to find a Bangladeshi boy, get married and ‘settle’ in Dhaka. He also noted my local ph no. and said he would be in touch if a ‘suitable match’ come up!"

It was posted on 5 January, the tweet has garnered 90.3K views and 747 likes. Most netizens are finding it hilarious how the immigration officer went above and beyond to convince the woman to settle down at Dhaka.


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