Export-import suspended at HLP for eight days

RANGPUR The import and export activities will

remain suspended for eight days from Friday next through Hili Land Port (HLP)

in Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur on occasion of the Durga Puja festivity.

All sorts of import-export activities would remain suspended through

the land port from October 4 to October 11 next, President of the Customs,

Clearing and Forwarding Agents Association (CC and FAA) of HLP Kamal Hossain

Raz told BSS today.

The imports, exports, customs clearance, loading and unloading of goods

will resume through the land port from October 12 (Saturday) next after the

eight-day vacation on the occasion of the Durga Puja, the greatest religious

festival of the Sanaton community.

After receiving a letter from General Secretary of the Indian

Exporters' and Customs Clearing Agents' Association of HLP Sonu Majumder, we

jointly decided to keep import-export activities suspended through HLP during

the period, Raz added.

However, Officer-in-Charge of the Immigration Check Post (ICP) at HLP

Md. Rafiqul Islam said movement of passport-visa holder citizens would remain

normal through the ICP during the vacation despite closure of import and

export activities

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)