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Bangladesh extends assistance to Mauritius

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 01:12, Sep 18,2020

 
 

Bangladesh high commissioner to Mauritius Rezina Ahmed hands over PPEs to Mauritius environment minister Kavydass Ramano in Mauritius on Thursday as the country is in a state of environmental emergency. — Press release

Bangladesh on Thursday handed over assistance to the Mauritius as the country was in a state of environmental emergency amid ecological catastrophe.

Bangladesh high commissioner to Mauritius Rezina Ahmed handed over the assistance to Mauritius environment minister Kavydass Ramano.

The assistance include 1,000 pieces of PPEs, 1,000 pieces of head caps, 1,000 pieces of shoe covers, 1,000 pieces of surgical masks and food products (Biscuits and Cakes) altogether 39 Pieces, i.e. 850 kg.

Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island-country, declared the state of environmental emergency and solicited cooperation from friendly countries after an oil pollution incident from Japanese bulk carrier  MV Wakashio, which ran aground to the shore on July 25.

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