Bangladeshi PM sends 500 kg of Harivango mango to President Solih



Bangladeshi High Commissioner to Maldives Nazmul Hassan (CR) presents Chief of Protocol at Maldivian Foreign Ministry Aishath Shan Shakir (CL) with a box of mangoes sent as a gift by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on July 19, 2021. (Photo/Twitter/Nazmul Hassan)

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent 500 kg of the famous Harivanga mango to Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as a gift. The gift was presented by Bangladeshi High Commissioner to Maldives Nazmul Hassan to Chief of Protocol at Maldivian Foreign Ministry Aishath Shan Shakir on Monday.

The Harivanga mango is a mango cultivar produced in the northwest part of Bangladesh, especially in the Rangpur district.

Sheikh Hasina has also sent a box of the famous mango to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a token of friendship between the two countries.

Shan - who previously served as Maldivian High Commissioner to Bangladesh - thanked High Commissioner Nazmul Hassan and PM Sheikh Hasina on behalf of President Solih for the gift, which she described as a symbol of the strong friendship between the two countries.