BIWTC earned Tk 71cr in last 6 months | 2018-02-09 |

BIWTC earned Tk 71cr in last 6 months

9 February, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) earned Taka 71 crore over the last six months (August, 2017 to January, 2018) through the operations of its 48 ferries.

During this period, the BIWTC transported a total of 8,57,526 vehicles on 10 ferry routes across the country. Besides, a survey of the corporation is underway to explore and launch operations on newer ferry routes, said a ministry press release, reports BSS.

This was informed at a meeting of the BIWTC on its development, financial and administrative affairs held at the Shipping Ministry conference room on Thursday with Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan in the chair.