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Assam sends first ever consignment of 50 MT of maize to Bangladesh

Assam has sent a first ever consignment of 50 MT of maize to Bangladesh on Tuesday. Agriculture minister Atul Bora has flagged off the consignment. Mr. Bora said that the production of maize in Assam has increased to 47 percent in the last financial year. He said that Bangladesh required 25 lakh MT of maize annually and Assam is prepared to explore the opportunities. The Minister further said that despite COVID situation, Assam exported lemon, pineapple, ginger to abroad of late.

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