Indian Navy ship Sumitra, carrying relief materials for severe cyclone Mora-affected people, reached Chittagong port on Thursday morning.
The ship arrived at the port around 7:00 am, said Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) Secretary Omar Faruque.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla handed over the relief items to Chittagong Deputy Commissioner Md Zillur Rahman Chowdhury around 9:15 am.
Zillur said in consultation with Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief the relief items will be distributed among the ‘Mora’ affected people in Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong and Maheshkhali.
Indian authority provides us dry and packet foods, medicine, blankets as a relief for the affected people, the DC said.
He also said another Indian Navy ship carrying relief materials will reach at the port within a couple of days, reports UNB.
Source: Daily Sun, Dhaka, Bangladesh