Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said both India and Bangladesh will be benefited with the opening of Tamabil Land Port along Gowainghat border area in the district.
“Tamabil Land Port will reduce poverty and create employment opportunities,” said Muhith while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Tamabil Land Port on Friday.
Mentioning Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as the best leader of the world, Muhith said, “Bangladesh enjoys economic development when she (Hasina) remains in power.”
Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said two more land ports will be inaugurated while the construction work of 10 container ports is in the offing.
Earlier in the day, Shajahan Khan inaugurated the much-awaited land port involving Tk 69 crore.
Lawmaker of Sylhet-4 constituency Imran Ahmad was, among others, present at the inaugural ceremony.