"I am delighted Speaker has granted us a debate at such an early stage of this ban," he said.
The "temporary ban" which came into force yesterday will remain effective until December 2015 after authorities in Brussels found consignments infested with pests they fear could damage European salad crops.
"Today (May 1)is thefirst day of the mango ban. Each day is costing UK retailers millions of pounds and is putting at risk the special relationship between Britain and India. I hope that the government can act quickly on this matter to end this crisis," Vaz said Thursday.
UK imports around 6.3-million pounds worth of Indian mangoes per year out of a UK mango market worth 68 million pounds in total.