International Customs Day-2020 was celebrated amidst grand festivity in Benapole on Sunday. In the morning, lawmaker for Jashore-1 constituency Sheikh Afil Uddin inaugurated the celebration hoisting national flag and releasing balloons and pigeon as special guest. State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain MP was the chief guest of the event while Benapole Customs Commissioner Belal Hossain Chowdhury presided over it.
A large procession with banners placards and Festoons paraded the Benapole port area on the occasion. Thousands of people including Customs and Port Officials, Police, BGB, C&F Agents Association, Transport Association, Public Representatives, business leaders, political leaders and administration members participated in the procession. Later, a seminar was held on Customs Day at the Customs Auditorium.
NBR Member Meftah Uddin Khan, Deputy Commissioner of Jashore Mohammad Shafiul Arif, District Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ashraf Hossain, Additional Commissioner of Customs Dr. Syed Neyamul Islam, Joint Commissioner Shahidul Islam and C&F Agents Association President Mofizur Rahman Sajan attended the event as special guest.
After the seminar, 10 businesspersons were awarded with crests and certificates for their special role in revenue collection.