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Trade thru Benapole port to be suspended for 5 days

TBP Online
03 Apr 2024 15:38:11 | Update: 03 Apr 2024 15:43:12
Trade thru Benapole port to be suspended for 5 days
— File Photo of Benapole landport

Trade activities between India and Bangladesh through the Benapole landport will remain suspended for five days during the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday.

Benapole C&F Agents Association General Secretary Emdadul Haque Lata said that export and import activities through Benapole port will remain suspended from April 9 afternoons till April 14.

Loading and unloading of goods at the port will also remain suspended to stop the movement of trucks, vans and Lorries on highways three days before and three days after Eid-ul-Fitr to ensure hassle-free travel for holidaymakers, he said.

The port activities will resume on April 15.

Quamruzzaman Biswas, officer-in-charge of Benapole Check Post Immigration Police, said the activities of the immigration department at the land port will remain as usual during the holiday.

Rezaul Islam, director of Benapole port (traffic), said measures have been strengthened to ensure security at the land port and security guards and Ansar members will patrol at night during the holiday.