Guwahati: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent 200 kg of Amrapali mangoes to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma as a gift.
On behalf of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the country’s Deputy Consul General in Guwahati, Assam, Shah Mohammad Tanvir Mansoor, handed over mangoes to Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Sameer K. Sinha on the 1st. Last year too, Sheikh Hasina sent mangoes to Sharma.
Bangladesh Deputy Ambassador Mansoor said, “Under the leadership of our Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there is a good relationship between the two countries. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma plays an important role in this. Amrabali is the best variety of mangoes grown in our country. Our Prime Minister wants to present this to the leaders of the neighboring countries. Accordingly we have bought fruits. These mangoes will sweeten the relationship between the two leaders,” he said.
Samir K. Sinha, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister who received the mangoes, said, “It is a pleasure to receive the mangoes that the Prime Minister of Bangladesh sent as a gift to the Prime Minister. This is a manifestation of the strong relationship between the two countries and the people of the two countries,” he said.