Hasina sends one metric tonne of mangoes as gift to Kovind, Modi
   Date :18-Jun-2022

BANGLADESH Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday sent one metric tonne of ‘Amrapali’ mangoes to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, continuing with the “mango-hilsa diplomacy” of the past.
Hasina has sent the unique gift to the President and the PM through the diplomatic channel, according to a statement issued by the Bangladesh High Commission here. Prime Minister Hasina had also sent mangoes as a gift to Kovind, Modi and the Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Tripura and Assam last year.
This is the peak season of mango in Bangladesh. In continuation with the past tradition, PM Hasina has sent one metric tonne of ‘Amrapali’ mangoes as a gift to President Kovind and Prime Minister Modi, the mission statement said.
The relationship between Bangladesh and India has scaled new heights and the “mango-hilsa diplomacy” is making the ties more gratifying, it said. The mango is a status symbol and is also used as a gift item and is sent far and wide across globe.