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President Kovind declares Tripura’s ‘Queen’ pineapple as state fruit

President Ram Nath Kovind declared the Queen variety of pineapples of Tripura as the state fruit, while attending a function at Agartala on Thursday. While making the declaration, President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind declared the Queen variety of pineapples of Tripura as the state fruit, while attending a function at Agartala on Thursday.

While making the declaration, President Kovind said that it a major step in connecting Tripura with world trade. The President also expressed hope that the Queen pineapple will find a good market in different countries, including neighbouring Bangladesh.

Earlier on Sunday, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb for the first time flagged-off the export of “Queen” variety pineapples, known for being juicy and sweet, to Dubai.

First Published: 8th June, 2018 18:03 IST

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