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BEPZA, NBR sign MoU to expedite customs-related services

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 8 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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BEPZA, NBR sign MoU to expedite customs-related services
BEPZA Member (Investment Promotion) Ali Reza Mazid and NBR Member (Customs Policy and ICT) Syed Golam Kibria exchange documents after signing an MoU at BEPZA Complex in the capital on Thursday.

Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) and National Board of Revenue (NBR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ease of customs related services for the foreign and local investors of EPZs at BEPZA Complex in the capital on Thursday.

In presence of the Executive Chairman of BEPZA Maj Gen Md Nazrul Islam, Member (Investment Promotion) of BEPZA Ali Reza Mazid and Member (Customs policy and ICT) of NBR Syed Golam Kibria signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations, said a press release.

From now, the EPZ investors will get 21 types of customs related services easily through online. These includes issuance of bond registration, import-export customs permission, release of duty free import goods by hand carry, permission of bring-back, ship-back etc., bond to bond transfer, machine loan, NOC/clearance for selling of old machinery to Domestic Tariff Area (DTA), machine repair permission, inspection and clearance of export-import goods, container and cargo etc.

The investors will also get various services related to commissariat in EPZs without difficulty at the same time.

Mentionable, BEPZA already signed MoU with Fire Service and Civil Defence, Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms, Department of Environment and Security Service Division of Home Ministry to expedite One Stop Service.

Among others, Member (Finance) Nafisa Banu, Secretary Md. Zakir Hossain Chowdhury, General Manager (Investment Promotion) Md. Tanvir Hossain, General Manager (MIS) AKM Mozammel Haque of BEPZA and First Secretary (Customs Policy, Valuation and ICT) AKM Nurul Huda Azad, Second Secretary (Customs Evaluation) Rakibul Hasan, Senior System Analyst Md Fazlur Rahman and AKM Zahid Hossain were present at the programme.