PM gives 300kg mangoes to Tripura CM as gift

6 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala Mohammad Jobayed Hosen on Monday handed over 300 kgs of Haribhanga mangoes to the Chief Minister of Tripura at his office Monday.

The Chief Minister cordially thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for sending mangoes, reports UNB.

Prime Minister Hasina on Sunday sent 2,600kg mangoes as a gift for her counterpart Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and others. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and other Indian political leaders will also receive the mangoes.

The mangoes were sent through Jashore’s Benapole land port.

Prime Minister Hasina will also send mangoes to Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Mango diplomacy has always been a tradition in South Asia.

Bangladesh has already sent the fruit to the Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Prime Minister Lotay Tshering.

The Bhutanese prime minister, a graduate of Mymensingh Medical College, had tasted Bangladeshi mangoes during his stay in Bangladesh.