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12:00 AM, May 19, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:48 AM, May 19, 2021

Covid Medicine: Bangladesh sends India 4 truckloads

Bangladesh yesterday sent four trucks of medicine and injections to India for treating Covid-19 patients as gift.

In the second consignment, injections, medicines and hand sanitisers among other items were sent there through Benapole land port.

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On May 6, Bangladesh sent 10,000 injections to India as gift.

Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Kolkata Toufique Hasan received the items and handed over those to the Indian Red Crescent Society.

Health department official Abu Taher said four trucks carrying 18 items, including medicine, injection and hand sanitiser, is worth around Tk 20 crore.

Mostafizur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Benapole Customs House, said around 3:30pm, the items were sent to India after completing all the formalities of customs.

Riazul Islam, a counsellor of Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata, Port Director Abdul Jalil and other officials were present at the handover ceremony.

 

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