DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the occasion of Durga Puja, and also sent her some gifts.
The gifts were sent to West Bengal through the Benapolecheckpost in Jashore early on Sunday, and Bangladesh's Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata delivered them to the West Bengal Chief Minister's office at secretariat 'Nabanna' in the evening. Benapolecheckpost agent MostafizurRahmanRubel said the gifts sent by the Prime Minister to the West Bengal Chief Minister were handed over to waiting Bangladeshi officials at Petrapolecheckpost on the Indian side.
Benapole immigration checkpost officer-in-charge AhsanHabib said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's gifts were sent by AtaurRahman, Chief Protocol Officer at the Prime Minister's Office in Dhaka, and AlamHossain, assistant to the First Secretary of the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, came to collect them. Deputy High Commissioner B.M. Jamal Hossain of Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, said that the gifts, contained in two sealed cartons, were handed over at Banerjee's office. (IANS)
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