A truck carrying 2,600kg of the Haribhanga variety entered India through Benapole on Sunday
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent mangoes as presents to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
A truck carrying 2,600kg of the Haribhanga variety of mangoes, grown in Rangpur region, crossed the border through the Benapole port in Jessore on Sunday, according to media reports.
First secretary (Political) of the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata Md Samiul Quader received the mangoes.
The mangoes are a memento of friendship between the two countries, media reports quoted Anupam Chakma, deputy commissioner of Benapole Customs House.
Benapole Municipality Mayor Ashraful Alam Liton, Sharsha Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mir Alif Reza, and Benapole Port Deputy Director Mamun Kabir Tarafdar were also present there, among others.