DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday (May 22) phoned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to enquire about the damages caused by extremely severe cyclone Amphan.
The premier phoned the West Bengal chief minister at about 11:10 am and enquired about the damages due to the cyclone in the state.
PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim confirmed the matter.
The premier expressed sympathy to Mamata Banerjee over the loss of life and property caused by the cyclone and hoped they will overcome the loss very soon, he said.
The West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee thanked Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina for expressing this sympathy.
On Wednesday evening, super cyclone Amphan made landfall in Bangladesh, causing huge damage in West Bengal and Bangladesh coastlines.
BDST: 1555 HRS, MAY 22, 2020