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Hasina phones Mamata on Amphan losses

May 23, 2020 00:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina phoned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday and enquired about the damages caused by cyclone Amphan, reports UNB.

"The Prime Minister phoned the West Bengal Chief Minister at about 11:10am and enquired about the damages caused by the cyclone in the state," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said.

He said the Prime Minister expressed sympathy to Mamata Banerjee over the losses of lives and property by the cyclone, and hoped they would be able to overcome the losses very soon.

The West Bengal Chief Minister thanked the Bangladesh Prime Minister for expressing the sympathy.

Cyclone Amphan made landfall on Wednesday evening and caused huge damages in Bangladesh and West Bengal coastlines.

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