Ambassadors and high commissioners of about a dozen countries will be treating their taste buds to a sumptuous treat of the Malihabadi Dusseheri Mango in Malihabad,near Lucknow this weekend. The Mango Growers Association of India (MGAI) is organising a three-day programme (June 28-30).
Diplomats from Fiji,Algeria,Sri Lanka,Trinidad and Tobago and Brunei among others are expected.
All the diplomats will be gifted saplings of the mango and urged to promote it in their countries, said Isram Ali,MGAI president. New ways to promote the mango and its development will be discussed,too. Ghazal singer Mithilesh Lakhnawi will present a programme in praise of the mango, Ali said.
The Malihabadi Dusseheri Mango was accorded the Geographical Indicator registration in 2009.