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Week-long Indian mango promotion begins in Bahrain

New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): A week-long Indian mango promotion programme began on Friday in Bahrain where 16 varieties of the fruit, including the three Geographical Indications (GI) certified 'Khirsapati' and 'Lakshmanbhog' from West Bengal and Zardalu from Bihar are being displayed.

Week-long Indian mango promotion begins in Bahrain ANI | Updated: Jun 11, 2021 22:58 IST New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): A week-long Indian mango promotion programme began on Friday in Bahrain where 16 varieties of the fruit, including the three Geographical Indications (GI) certified 'Khirsapati' and 'Lakshmanbhog' from West Bengal and Zardalu from Bihar are being displayed."Indian Mango Fest oragnised by @aljazirabahrain @APEDADOC & @IndiaInBahrain has been inaugurated today.The mangoes were sourced from farmers in Bengal and Bihar by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export and Development Authority (APEDA)-registered exporter," said a statement by the Central government.In a bid to increase mangoes exports to South Korea, APEDA in collaboration with the Indian embassy, Seoul, and Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, last month organised a Virtual Buyer Seller Meet," the statement further said.

"The varieties of mangoes are currently being sold through 13 stores of the group in Bahrain."The festival has brought delicacy and delight of eastern India as 16 varieties of mangoes have made way to Bahraini market including three GI certified varieties- Khirsapati, Lakshmanbho (WestBengal), and Zardalu (Bihar)," tweeted Indian embassy in Bahrain.

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