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208 more tonnes of oxygen arrives from India

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 29 July, 2021 12:00 AM
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208 more tonnes
of oxygen arrives
from India

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Another Oxygen Express of Indian Railways with consignment of 208 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) arrived in Bangladesh through Benapole land port on Tuesday night.

A senior official at Benapole Railway Station on Wednesday said an oxygen loaded Indian train ‘Oxygen Express’ entered Bangladesh through Benapole-Petrapole checkpoint Between Bangladesh and India at 10:30 pm on Tuesday.

Benapole customs officials said the authorities took quick steps to complete customs procedure immediately after the oxygen loaded train reached the Benapole land port.

The Indian High Commission has said the Oxygen Express loaded with LMO departed from Tatanagar in India at 9:50am on Tuesday. “This consignment is expected to significantly augment reserves of LMO in Bangladesh. With this, India reaffirmed its commitment to continue to support Bangladesh in its fight against the Pandemic,” said the High Commission of India.

Earlier, an Indian Oxygen Express reached Bangladesh carrying a consignment of 200 tonnes liquid oxygen as the oxygen consignment appeared as the first delivery by India to any neighbouring country.

Linde Bangladesh Limited, a pioneer multinational company in gasses business, imported this liquid medical oxygen from India.