Onion shipment being delayed for 24 hours: Minister

Sun Online Desk

19th November, 2019 06:47:52 printer

Onion shipment being delayed for 24 hours: Minister

The first shipment of onion in cargo plane is being delayed for 24 hours and will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday evening, said commerce minister Tipu Munshi.

The minister came up with the information at a press conference at his secretariat office in the capital on Tuesday.

Tipu Munshi said, “The onion shipment is being delayed due to some difficulties in loading onions at cargo plane. At the same time, some 2,50,000 tonnes of onions will arrive in country every day from tomorrow. Besides, 50,000 tonnes of onions imported by Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will be received


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