Saturday, 4 December, 2021
E-paper

Export-import resumes thru Benapole port

  • Our Correspondent
  • 17 October, 2021 12:00 AM
  • Print news

JASHORE: Import-Export activities between Bangladesh and India has resumed through Benapole port from Saturday morning after four-day closure due to Durga Puja festival.

However, Passport passenger travel was remained normal.

Benapole Port Director (Traffic) Abdul Jalil said, 102 trucks of goods have been imported through Benapole port from Saturday morning till noon. 65 trucks of goods have been exported from Bangladesh to India. The concerned people have been instructed to unload the goods stuck in the port due to the closure.

Benapole Customs Commissioner Azizur Rahman said all the officials have been instructed to work fast to earn the revenue. Instructions have also been given to delivere the goods from the port.

Benapole is the largest land port in South Asia. The government earns Tk 6,000 crore from this port every fiscal year.

The daily revenue income of the customs house is more than Taka 15 crore.