Banglabandha land port closed for six days

Tetulia Correspondent

Banglabandha land port at Tetulia upazila inPanchagarh will be closed for six consecutive days from Thursday to next Tuesday on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha. 

Import and export will resume from Wednesday (August 5) at this quadrilateral land port. This information was given in a press release on behalf of Panchagarh Banglabandha Land Port Importers and Exporters Association.

According  to land port sources, a limited number of products including stones are being imported from India through this port in compliance with hygiene norms amid the corona crisis. 

The decision was taken in a joint opinion of North Bengal Exporters Association of West Bengal, Banglabandha Land Port Limited, leaseholder ATI Limited, C&F Agents Association, Importers and Exporters Association and labor organizations.

Mehedi Hasan Khan Babla, president of Panchagarh Banglabandha Land Port Import-Export Association, said the role of a land port in the country's economy is significant. 

For this reason, even in the corona crisis, the activities of this land port are being carried out to a limited extent in compliance with the hygiene rules. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, it was decided to close Banglabandha land port for six days from Thursday based on the opinion of businessmen and other stakeholders.