Eight days Puja vacation at Hilly Land Port


DHAKA, Oct 08, 2016 (BN) – The import and export activities will remain suspended for eight days from Friday through Hili Land Port (HLP) under Hakimpur upazila in Dinajpur on occasion of the Durga Puja festivity.

According to Kamal Hossain Raz, president of the Customs, Clearing and Forwarding Agents Association (C and FAA at HLP, all sorts of import-export activities will remain suspended through the land port from October 7 to 14 next.

Talking to BSS tonight, general secretary of C and FAA of HLP Abdur Rahman Liton said the imports, exports, customs clearance, loading and unloading of the goods would resume through the land port from October 15 (Saturday) next.

“After receiving a letter from general secretary of the Indian side of the HLP’s C and FAA Sano Majumder, we jointly decided to keep import-export activities suspended through the land port from October 7 to 14 next,” he said.

“However, movement of passport-visa holder citizens will remain normal through the immigration check post (ICP) at HLP during the period despite closure of import and export activities,” said officer-in-charge of the ICP Md Rafikuzzaman.

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