Bhomra port resumes as lockdown lifted

United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Published: 19:51, Jun 02,2020


Trade between India and Bangladesh resumed through Bhomra Land Port in Satkhira on Tuesday after two months and 8 days.

Import and export activities through this port were suspended due to the lockdown of India and Bangladesh to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Arafat Hossain, president of the Bhomra C&F Agents Association, said all import-export activities between India and Bangladesh had been suspended since March 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Monday, authorities of both the countries decided to resume international trade through the land port from Tuesday in consultation with the C&F officials and members and deputy commissioner SM Mostafa Kamal and Customs and Port Authority in Bhomra port.

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