Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent 300 kilograms of Haribhanga mangoes as a gift to Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, said Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala on Monday.
On Monday, Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner, Agartala, presented the gift of mangoes to Biplab Deb on behalf of Sheikh Hasina.
"The Assistant High Commissioner handed over 300 KGs of Haribhanga mangoes sent from the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the Chief Minister of Tripura to the latter at his office this afternoon. CM cordially thanked the Prime Minister for the gift," Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala, Tripura wrote in a tweet.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has sent 300 kgs of Haribhanga mangoes to Tripura CM as a gift. Yesterday, we sent mangoes to PM of India & West Bengal CM. Bangladesh has strong ties with Tripura since the days of Mukti Yudh: Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala,Tripura pic.twitter.com/9AKRUlyaWh— ANI (@ANI) July 5, 2021
Bangladesh Prime Minister has also sent 2,600 kgs of mangoes as gifts to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The Haribhanga variety of Mangoes were transported through the land border via the Benapole checkpoint. According to local media reports, the shipment arrived at the Benapole-Petrapole check post on the India-Bangladesh border last Sunday.
Reportedly, PM Hasina has sent mangoes for President Ram Nath Kovind also.
The Haribhanga variety of mango is grown in Bangladesh's Rangpur district.