Sir: Mango is a seasonal fruit, which is available in summers. It is also called the king of fruits. You aren’t a true Pakistani if you haven’t tasted mangoes. Luckily, if you are a mango lover it is your season to enjoy different kinds of this delicious fruit. Despite the fact the temperature is rising each day, people welcome this season just to enjoy the delicious and juicy mangoes. People eat mangoes in various different forms, some suck the pulp, some cut it in the form of cubes, some like to make smoothie out of it, and some people like to make mango desserts. Pakistani summers are not complete without the king of fruits. Mango gives happiness with its delicious sweetness and amazing smell. In some countries it is the symbol of love and friendship. People use to gift this delicious fruit to their relatives, friends and other loved ones. It is also an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Nowadays people in different areas celebrate mango parties where all dishes are made using mangoes. People sit together to enjoy mangoes and try to beat the heat in summers. In Pakistan, we are blessed with various kinds of mangoes, the most loveable are Chaunsa, Anwar Rettol, Sindhri etc. Some people are too choosy about the types of the mango, and other enjoy eating all the types. Pakistani mangoes are surely one of the best ones in the world.
Published in Daily Times, July 17th , 2017.